a strait between Sumatra and Java, connecting the Java Sea and the Indian Ocean. 20–65 miles (32–105 km) wide.
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How to use Sunda Strait in a sentence
At last, about 1877, earthquakes began to occur frequently in the Sunda Strait and continued for the next few years.
At some early period a large volcano rose in the centre of the tract where the Sunda Strait now runs.
Thence he went by the south shore of the chain of islands to Sunda Strait and Batavia.
To the west lie the highlands of Bantam, which extending northward cut off the northern lowlands from the Sunda Strait.
British Dictionary definitions for Sunda Strait
a strait between Sumatra and Java, linking the Java Sea with the Indian Ocean. Narrowest point: about 26 km (16 miles): Former spelling: Soenda Strait
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