Coral Sea

  1. 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.

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How to use Coral Sea in a sentence

  • 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
  • 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

British Dictionary definitions for Coral Sea

Coral Sea

  1. the SW arm of the Pacific, between Australia, New Guinea, and Vanuatu

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