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[oh-kotsk; Russian uh-khawtsk]
  1. Sea of, an arm of the N Pacific enclosed by the Kamchatka Peninsula, the Kurile Islands, Sakhalin, and the Russian Federation in Asia. 582,000 sq. mi. (1,507,380 sq. km); greatest depth, 10,554 feet (3217 meters).
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Historical Examples

  • (p. 269) The survey of the Sea of Okhotsk was not neglected.

    The Story of Russia

    R. Van Bergen, M.A.

  • Baranof often found it easier to buy supplies from Boston than from Okhotsk.

    The Conquest

    Eva Emery Dye

  • His complaints and protests poured into headquarters at Okhotsk.

  • In 1740, he reached Okhotsk, where vessels had previously been built for him.

  • And when the shores of Okhotsk were reached, a fort must be built to winter there.

British Dictionary definitions for okhotsk


  1. Sea of Okhotsk part of the NW Pacific, surrounded by the Kamchatka Peninsula, the Kurile Islands, Sakhalin Island, and the E coast of Siberia. Area: 1 589 840 sq km (613 838 sq miles)
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