Paracel Islands

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Paracel Islands

(ˌpærəˈsɛl)
n
(Placename) a group of uninhabited islets and reefs in the N South China Sea, the subject of territorial claims by China and Vietnam. Compare Spratly Islands
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Han Nguyen, "Nhung su lieu chu Han minh chung chu quyen cua Viet Nam tren Quan Dao Hoang Sa va Truong Sa qua nhieu the ky [Some historical documents written in Chinese characters prove sovereignty of Vietnam over the Paracel and Spratly Archipelagos over many centuries]".