Inland Sea

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Inland Sea

An arm of the Pacific Ocean in southern Japan between Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu. Linked to the Sea of Japan by a narrow channel, the sea is famous for its scenic beauty.

Inland Sea

n
(Placename) a sea in SW Japan, between the islands of Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu. Japanese name: Seto Naikai

In′land Sea′


n.
a sea in SW Japan, enclosed by the islands of Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu. 240 mi. (385 km) long.
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Noun1.Inland Sea - an arm of the Pacific Ocean in southern JapanInland Sea - an arm of the Pacific Ocean in southern Japan; surrounded by the islands of Honshu and Shikoku and Kyushu and linked to the Sea of Japan by a narrow channel; the chief port is Hiroshima
Pacific, Pacific Ocean - the largest ocean in the world
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Rokko in the Seto-Naikai National Park, which receives more than seven million visitors annually.