from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A shallow part of the western Pacific Ocean between the Timor and Coral seas, separating New Guinea from Australia.
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- n. a part of the western Pacific Ocean to the north of Australia and to the south of New Guinea and the eastern islands of Indonesia
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