Senkaku Islands

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Senkaku Islands

(sɛnˈkækuː)
pl n
(Placename) a group of uninhabited islets in the East China Sea; claimed by China and Japan. Chinese name: Diaoyu Islands
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In the West, these rocks are called the Pinnacle Islands as a loose translation of the Japanese name.
The Chinese call them the Diaoyu Islands, and on foreign maps in the past they have been called the Pinnacle Islands.