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Kurile Islands

or Ku·ril Is·lands

[koo r-il, koo-reel]
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plural noun
  1. a chain of small islands off the NE coast of Asia, extending from N Japan to the S tip of Kamchatka: renounced by Japan in 1945; under Russian administration.
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Japanese Chi·shi·ma [chee-shee-mah] /ˈtʃi ʃiˌmɑ/.
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Chishima

noun
  1. the Japanese name for the Kuril Islands
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