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Coral Sea

a part of the S Pacific, bounded by NE Australia, New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, and the New Hebrides: U.S. naval victory over the Japanese, May 1942. Unabridged
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  • For once, the reality exceeded the most glowing accounts I had ever read of the wonders of a Coral Sea.

    The Malay Archipelago Alfred Russell Wallace
  • Suppose we start with a Coral Sea and put in the middle of it an island such as the Mauritius.

    Coral and Coral Reefs Thomas H. Huxley
  • Barbadoes is the most pleasant island in the Antilles; to sail round its green fringe of Coral Sea is simply charming.

    Voyage of the Liberdade Captain Joshua Slocum
  • I wrote the past in characters Of rock and fire the scroll, The building in the Coral Sea, The planting of the coal.

    May-Day Ralph Waldo Emerson
British Dictionary definitions for Coral Sea

Coral Sea

the SW arm of the Pacific, between Australia, New Guinea, and Vanuatu
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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