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Arafura Sea

[ahr-uh-foo r-uh, ahr-uh-] /ˈɑr əˈfʊər ə, ˌɑr ə-/
noun
1.
a part of the Pacific between N Australia and SW New Guinea.
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  • Sailing on, the sloop was at once in the Arafura Sea, where for days she sailed in water milky white and green and purple.

  • "The same purpose which takes us to the Arafura Sea," Brande answered, and passed on.

    The Crack of Doom Robert Cromie
  • But between us there is a nameless shadow, reminiscent of that awful night in the Arafura Sea, when death came very near to us.

    The Crack of Doom Robert Cromie
British Dictionary definitions for Arafura Sea

Arafura Sea

/ˌærəˈfʊərə/
noun
1.
a part of the W Pacific Ocean, between N Australia and SW New Guinea
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