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Yellow Sea

An arm of the Pacific Ocean between the Chinese mainland and the Korean Peninsula. It connects with the East China Sea to the south.
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Yellow Sea

n
(Placename) a shallow arm of the Pacific between Korea and NE China. Area: about 466 200 sq km (180 000 sq miles). Chinese name: Hwang Hai
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Yel′low Sea′


n.
an arm of the Pacific N of the East China Sea, between China and Korea. Also called Huang Hai, Hwang Hai.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Yellow Sea - part of the Pacific off the east coast of Asia
Bo Hai, Po Hai - an inlet of the Yellow Sea, on the coast of Eastern China
Korea Bay - an inlet of the Yellow Sea between the Liaodong Peninsula in China and western Korea
Pacific, Pacific Ocean - the largest ocean in the world
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Translations
Žluté moře
Flava Maro
Keltainenmeri
mer Jaune
Žuto more
Mar Giallo
黄海
Gulehavet

Yellow Sea

n the Yellow Seail mar Giallo
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A South Korean fighter jet crashed into the West Sea on Wednesday, with the two pilots safely rescued, the Air Force said.
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TOKYO, Nov 26 (KUNA) -- More than 160 South Korean fishermen staged a rally in the West Sea on Wednesday to protest the government's latest measures against illegal Chinese fishing, demanding state compensation for their economic loss, Yonhap News Agency reported.
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Baeknyeong Island is South Korea's northernmost island, just south of the maritime border with North Korea in the West Sea.
Talks also addressed the illegal fishing by Chinese vessels in South Korean waters in the West Sea, South Korean radio reported.
The North West Sea Fisheries Committee, which regulates inshore sea fisheries, played down the scale of the problem.
THE public is welcome to watch the 300 members of the Marine Society & North West Sea Cadets Corps parade at Liverpool's Exchange Flags (behind the Town Hall), at 5pm, tomorrow.
In Bede's account of the arrival, in mid-5th century AD, of the Angles, Saxons and Jutes, we read, 'They burned, harried and slew from the east sea to the west sea and no one withstood them.
A minor 2.7-magnitude earthquake struck off an island near the inter-Korean maritime border in the West Sea, the state weather agency said on Monday.