Coral Sea


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Coral Sea

An arm of the southwest Pacific Ocean bounded by northeast Australia, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu. It was the scene of a US World War II naval victory in May 1942.

Coral Sea

n
(Placename) the SW arm of the Pacific, between Australia, New Guinea, and Vanuatu

Cor′al Sea′


n.
a part of the S Pacific bounded by NE Australia, New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Coral Sea - an arm of the South Pacific to the northeast of AustraliaCoral Sea - an arm of the South Pacific to the northeast of Australia
battle of the Coral Sea, Coral Sea - a Japanese defeat in World War II (May 1942); the first naval battle fought entirely by planes based on aircraft carriers
Pacific, Pacific Ocean - the largest ocean in the world
2.Coral Sea - a Japanese defeat in World War II (May 1942)Coral Sea - a Japanese defeat in World War II (May 1942); the first naval battle fought entirely by planes based on aircraft carriers
Second World War, World War 2, World War II - a war between the Allies (Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Ethiopia, France, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Philippines, Poland, South Africa, United Kingdom, United States, USSR, Yugoslavia) and the Axis (Albania, Bulgaria, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Rumania, Slovakia, Thailand) from 1939 to 1945
Coral Sea - an arm of the South Pacific to the northeast of Australia
Translations

Coral Sea

[ˌkɒrəlˈsiː] n
the Coral Sea → la mer de Corail

Coral Sea

n the Coral Seail mar dei Coralli
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Though his mind was firmly made up, during the several days of the Makambo in Sydney, lying alongside the Burns Philp Dock, he saw to every detail of the cleaning up after the last crowd of outgoing passengers, and to every detail of preparation for the next crowd of incoming passengers who had tickets bought for the passage far away to the coral seas and the cannibal isles.
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Several were still on intravenous drips in their hotel rooms last night at the fourstar Coral Sea Waterworld complex.

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