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  • proper n. A marginal sea of the Pacific Ocean off the north-east coast of Australia.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an arm of the South Pacific to the northeast of Australia
  • n. a Japanese defeat in World War II (May 1942); the first naval battle fought entirely by planes based on aircraft carriers


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