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Sakhalin

[sak-uh-leen; Russian suh-khuh-lyeen] /ˈsæk əˌlin; Russian sə xʌˈlyin/
noun
1.
an island of the Russian Federation in the Sea of Okhotsk, N of Japan: formerly (1905-45) divided between the Soviet Union and Japan. 29,100 sq. mi. (75,369 sq. km).
Japanese Karafuto.
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Sakhalin

/Russian səxaˈlin/
noun
1.
an island in the Sea of Okhotsk, off the SE coast of Russia north of Japan: fishing, forestry, and mineral resources (coal and petroleum). Capital: Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. Pop: 546 500 (2002). Area: 76 000 sq km (29 300 sq miles) Japanese name (1905–24) Karafuto
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