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A strait between New Guinea and Cape York Peninsula of northeast Australia. It connects the Arafura Sea with the Coral Sea.
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Torres Strait(ˈtɔːrɪz; ˈtɒr-)
(Placename) a strait between NE Australia and S New Guinea, linking the Arafura Sea with the Coral Sea. Width: about 145 km (90 miles)
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Tor′res Strait′(ˈtɔr ɪz, ˈtɒr-)
a strait between NE Australia and S New Guinea. 80 mi. (130 km) wide.
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|Noun||1.||Torres Strait - a strait between northeastern Australia and southern New Guinea that connects the Coral Sea with the Arafura Sea|
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