South China Sea

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South China Sea

An arm of the western Pacific Ocean bounded by southeast China, Taiwan, the Philippines, Borneo, and Vietnam.

South China Sea

n
(Placename) part of the Pacific surrounded by SE China, Vietnam, the Malay Peninsula, Borneo, and the Philippines

South′ Chi′na Sea′


n.
a part of the W Pacific, bounded by SE China, Vietnam, the Malay Peninsula, Borneo, and the Philippines.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.South China Sea - a tropical arm of the Pacific Ocean near southeastern Asia subject to frequent typhoonsSouth China Sea - a tropical arm of the Pacific Ocean near southeastern Asia subject to frequent typhoons
Formosa, Taiwan - an island in southeastern Asia 100 miles off the coast of mainland China in the South China Sea
Nationalist China, Republic of China, Taiwan, China - a government on the island of Taiwan established in 1949 by Chiang Kai-shek after the conquest of mainland China by the Communists led by Mao Zedong
Singapore Island, Singapore - an island to the south of the Malay Peninsula
Gulf of Siam, Gulf of Thailand - an arm of the South China Sea between Indochina and the Malay Peninsula
Pacific, Pacific Ocean - the largest ocean in the world
Translations
Jihočínské moře
Südchinesisches Meer
Mar de la China Meridional
Etelä-Kiinanmeri
南シナ海
Sydkinesiska sjön
Biển Đông
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People wait to board a boat at the shore of Truong Sa or Spratly islands in Bien Dong or South China Sea in this undated file photo.