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Yellow Sea

an arm of the Pacific N of the East China Sea, between China and Korea.
Also called Huang Hai, Hwang Hai. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Meanwhile, what had become of the Japanese navy, after the battle of the Yellow Sea?

  • Then the sail flapped and filled, and off they went over the Yellow Sea.

    Eyebright Susan Coolidge
  • The dust thus raised from the Mongolian steppes gives the peculiar tinge to the Yellow Sea.

  • "More than once—on that island in the Yellow Sea," he answered.

    Ravensdene Court J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  • Never heard of again—after being spoken in the Yellow Sea about three days from Chemulpo.

    Ravensdene Court J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  • This was the beginning of the complete mastery of the Yellow Sea which Japan was soon to gain.

    Japan Various
  • Therefore we shall land upon the great island in the center of the Yellow Sea.

    The Lani People J. F. Bone
  • Next time we met was on the Times dispatch boat on the Yellow Sea.

British Dictionary definitions for Yellow Sea

Yellow Sea

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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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