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Torres Strait

[ tawr-iz, tor- ]
/ ˈtɔr ɪz, ˈtɒr- /
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noun

a strait between NE Australia and S New Guinea. 80 miles (130 km) wide.

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Torres Strait
/ (ˈtɔːrɪz, ˈtɒr-) /

noun

a strait between NE Australia and S New Guinea, linking the Arafura Sea with the Coral Sea. Width: about 145 km (90 miles)
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