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- proper n. A marginal sea of the Pacific Ocean off the north-east coast of Australia.
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- 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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He was a drinker who found himself on the island of Tagalag, master and owner of a schooner running blackbird labor from the West South Pacific and the Coral Sea to the plantations of Hawaii and the nitrate mines of Chile.
Weather forecasters said they could not remember seeing the cyclone tango in the Coral Sea as the systems named Olga and Neville taunted coastal residents before a late reprieve. regional director Jim Davidson said the unusual weather event occurred yesterday when Olga was still a category 2 storm and the former cyclone Neville hovered to the south.
I was at the Battle of the Coral Sea in '42, then at Midway, sub-lieutenant, later at Guadalcanal.
These details are supplied by the master of a beche-de-mer schooner, to whom all the nooks and corners of the Great Barrier Reef and of the other Coral Sea beyond, from New Guinea to New Caledonia, are familiar.
Activated at New Caledonia in the Coral Sea in early 1943, the Thirteenth staged out of tropical jungles on more than forty remote islands, thus earning the nickname the “Jungle Air Force.”
Coral Sea A-ls were jumped near Hainan in February 1968, and one was shot down.