South China Sea

South China Sea
The western arm of the Pacific Ocean, between the Asian mainland and Taiwan, Borneo and the Philippines.

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  • South China Sea — arm of the W Pacific, touching Taiwan, the Philippines, Borneo, the Malay Peninsula, Indochina, & China: c. 1,148,500 sq mi (2,974,604 sq km) …   English World dictionary

  • South China Sea — Not to be confused with East China Sea. South China Sea A map of t …   Wikipedia

  • South China Sea — a part of the W Pacific, bounded by SE China, Vietnam, the Malay Peninsula, Borneo, and the Philippines. Also called Nan Hai. * * * ▪ sea, Pacific Ocean Introduction Chinese  Nan Hai   arm of the western Pacific Ocean that borders the Southeast… …   Universalium

  • South China Sea Islands — The South China Sea Islands consist of over 250 around 1 km² islands, atolls, cays, shoals, reefs, and sandbars in the South China Sea, most of which have no indigenous people, many of which are naturally under water at high tide, some of which… …   Wikipedia

  • South China Sea shipwrecks — The South China Sea shipwrecks are two shipwrecks discovered in the South China Sea. The shipwrecks may yield important archaeological evidence about the marine Silk Road trade route linking ancient China with the Western world. South China Sea I …   Wikipedia

  • South China Sea — South′ Chi′na Sea′ n. geg a part of the W Pacific, bounded by SE China, Vietnam, the Malay Peninsula, Borneo, and the Philippines …   From formal English to slang

  • South China Sea — noun a tropical arm of the Pacific Ocean near southeastern Asia subject to frequent typhoons • Instance Hypernyms: ↑sea • Part Holonyms: ↑Pacific, ↑Pacific Ocean • Part Meronyms: ↑Taiwan, ↑Formosa, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • South China Sea — noun a part of the Pacific Ocean, partially enclosed by south eastern China, Vietnam, the Malay Peninsula, Borneo and the Philippines …  

  • South China Sea — geographical name part of W Pacific enclosed by SE China, Taiwan, Philippines, Indochina, Malaya, & Borneo …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • List of islands in the South China Sea — Islands in the South China Sea includes the South China Sea Islands (Spratly Islands, Pratas Islands, Paracel Islands and Macclesfield Bank), islands on the China coast, on the Vietnam coast, on the Borneo coast, and the peripheral islands of… …   Wikipedia

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