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Tsushima

[ tsoo-shee-mah ]
/ ˈtsu ʃiˌmɑ /
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noun
two adjacent Japanese islands between Korea and Kyushu: Russian fleet defeated by Japanese fleet 1905. 271 sq. mi. (702 sq. km).
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Tsushima
/ (ˈtsuːʃiːˌmɑː) /

noun
a group of five rocky islands between Japan and South Korea, in the Korea Strait: administratively part of Japan; scene of a naval defeat for the Russians (1905) during the Russo-Japanese war. Pop: 41 230 (2000). Area: 698 sq km (269 sq miles)
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