East China Sea

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East China Sea

An arm of the western Pacific Ocean bounded by China, South Korea, Taiwan, and the Ryukyu and Kyushu Islands.

East China Sea

n
(Placename) part of the N Pacific, between the E coast of China and the Ryukyu Islands

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n.
a part of the N Pacific, bounded by China, Japan, the Ryukyus, and Taiwan. 480,000 sq. mi. (1,243,200 sq. km).
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Noun1.East China Sea - part of the Pacific Ocean near eastern AsiaEast China Sea - part of the Pacific Ocean near eastern Asia
Pacific, Pacific Ocean - the largest ocean in the world