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- proper n. The Dead Sea
- proper n. A number of other seas are called locally East Seas in various languages. These include the Baltic Sea, the Sea of Japan, East China Sea and South China Sea. For translations, see appropriate entries.
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- n. an arm of the Pacific between China and Japan
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East Sea vs Sea of JapanSouth Korea ultimately wants the name East Sea to be exclusively used, he explains.
'East Sea' Labeled 'Sea of Chosun' on Old Japanese Map New evidence points to the fact that Japan did not call the East Sea "Sea of Japan" until the late 19th century.
They are pressing their case for Japanese sovereignty over disputed adjacent islets in the Sea of Japan, which Koreans call the East Sea.
The normally quiet patch of the East Sea has been a buzz of military activity – with helicopters dropping sonar buoys into the waters, squadrons of carrier-based F-18 fighters embarking on bombing runs and destroyers blasting their guns at unmanned aerial drones.
The four days of naval and air drills in waters South Korea refers to as the East Sea will offer the north a timely reminder of the formidable firepower it would confront in any conflict with the US and its ally.
Geopolitics also accounts for some places having two names, for example, the Sea of Japan (known as the East Sea to Koreans) and the Persian Gulf (known as the Arabian Gulf to the water body‘s non-Iranian neighbors).
My comment was in regards to your saying the East Sea was a lie.
Mikes next article will be on how the Sea of Japan should be called the East Sea and Japan better stop trying to steal Dokdo.
It is bordered by China to the north, Laos to the northwest, Cambodia to the southwest, and the South China Sea, referred to as East Sea, to the east.
The normally quiet patch of the East Sea has been a buzz of military activity - with helicopters dropping sonar buoys into the waters, squadrons of carrier-based F-18 fighters embarking on bombing runs and destroyers blasting their guns at unmanned aerial drones.
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