La Pérouse Strait

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La Pé·rouse Strait

 (lä pā-ro͞oz′)
A channel of the western Pacific Ocean between Sakhalin Island and northern Hokkaido, Japan, connecting the Sea of Okhotsk with the Sea of Japan.
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