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  • proper n. A strait between Korea and Japan, connecting the East China Sea with the Sea of Japan.

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  • n. a strait between Korea and Japan; connects the East China Sea and the Sea of Japan

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Examples

  • Battling attacking Japanese aircraft all the way, the invasion fleet had sailed from Port Arthur in April 1949, paused at Kwangju to take on board three divisions of Red Army troops, then steamed across the Korea Strait to land at the southwestern tip of Honshu.

    DBTL 47: Like Shattered Jewels

  • Geography┬Śnote: strategic location on Korea Strait

    Korea, South

  • Maritime claims: territorial sea: 12 nm; between 3 nm and 12 nm in the Korea Strait contiguous zone: 24 nm exclusive economic zone: 200 nm continental shelf: not specified

    Korea, South

  • Geography - note: strategic location on Korea Strait

    The 2007 CIA World Factbook

  • Korea Strait contiguous zone: 24 nm exclusive economic zone: 200 nm continental shelf: not specified

    The 2007 CIA World Factbook

  • Maritime claims: territorial sea: 12 nm; between 3 nm and 12 nm in the Korea Strait continental shelf: not specified contiguous zone: 24 nm exclusive economic zone: 200 nm

    The 2004 CIA World Factbook

  • Maritime claims: contiguous zone: 24 nm continental shelf: not specified exclusive economic zone: 200 nm territorial sea: 12 nm; between 3 nm and 12 nm in the Korea Strait

    The 1999 CIA Factbook

  • Maritime claims: continental shelf: not specified territorial sea: 12 nm; 3 nm in the Korea Strait

    The 1995 CIA World Factbook

  • Maritime claims: contiguous zone: 24 NM continental shelf: not specified exclusive economic zone: 200 NM territorial sea: 12 NM; between 3 NM and 12 NM in the Korea Strait

    The 2001 CIA World Factbook

  • There were two routes by which they could reach Vladivostock: one -- much the shorter of the two -- by way of Korea Strait and up through the Sea of Japan; and the other, via the east coast of Japan and La Perouse Strait.

    Under the Ensign of the Rising Sun A Story of the Russo-Japanese War

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