philippine sea

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Philippine Sea
 
n
part of the NW Pacific Ocean, east and north of the Philippines

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philippine sea

noun
a naval battle in World War II (1944); a decisive naval victory for the United States fleet over the Japanese who were trying to block supplies from reaching American troops on Leyte 
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