Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A channel between southeast South Korea and southwest Japan. It connects the East China Sea with the Sea of Japan.

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

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  • noun 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—note: 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

  • 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

    The 2005 CIA World Factbook

  • Geography - note: strategic location on Korea Strait

    The 2005 CIA World Factbook

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

    The 2005 CIA World Factbook

  • 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

    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

  • 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

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