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 (tso͞o-shē′mə, tso͞o′shē-mä′)
Two islands of southwest Japan in Korea Strait between Kyushu and southeast South Korea. They are separated from Kyushu by Tsushima Strait, the site of a major naval battle (May 1905) in the Russo-Japanese War in which the Russian fleet was largely destroyed.
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(Placename) a group of five rocky islands between Japan and South Korea, in the Korea Strait: administratively part of Japan; scene of a naval defeat for the Russians (1905) during the Russo-Japanese war. Pop: 41 230 (2000). Area: 698 sq km (269 sq miles)
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(ˈtsu ʃiˌmɑ)

two adjacent Japanese islands between Korea and Kyushu. 58,672; 271 sq. mi. (702 sq. km).
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Noun1.Tsushima - a naval battle in the Russo-Japanese War (1905)Tsushima - a naval battle in the Russo-Japanese War (1905); the Japanese fleet defeated the Russian fleet in the Korean Strait
Russo-Japanese War - Japanese victory in the war with Russia (1904-1905) gave Japan power over Korea and Manchuria
Korea Strait, Korean Strait - a strait between Korea and Japan; connects the East China Sea and the Sea of Japan
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