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second island chain

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  • proper n. The next chain of archipelagos out from the East Asian continental mainland coast, beyond the first island chain. Principally composed of the Bonin Islands, Marianas Islands, Caroline Islands; from Honshu to New Guinea.

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From a Mandarin term (Wiktionary)

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