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  • proper n. A sea in the Pacific Ocean to the north and east of the Philippines

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  • n. a naval battle in World War II (1944); a decisive naval victory for the United States fleet over the Japanese who were trying to block supplies from reaching American troops on Leyte


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  • U.S. military forces, meanwhile, continued to amass in and around Japan as part of Operation Tomodachi which means "friend" in Japanese, with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit aboard three ships moving up through the Philippine Sea and toward the coast of mainland Japan.

    Death Toll Surges as Rescuers Scramble

  • The Philippines just demanded the South China Sea be called "the Philippine Sea."

    Eric Margolis: Will China Rule the Waves

  • The vessels made their way to the central Philippine Sea and operated for a couple of days near Japan's Okinotorishima atoll, which lies midway between the islands of Guam and Taiwan.

    At Sea With China

  • The sleek gray craft sliced through the warm water and humid night air of the Philippine Sea at twenty-five knots, its twin engines rumbling toward its destination with a guttural moan.

    Vince Flynn Collectors’ Edition #2

  • The USS Belleau Wood churned through the Philippine Sea at twelve knots, its massive twin screws leaving a white frothy wake as far as the eye could see.

    Vince Flynn Collectors’ Edition #2

  • It fought in both battles of the Philippine Sea, as well as supporting Marine landings at Palau, Ulithi, and Yap.

    Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert

  • The Fifth Fleet was in the calm, capable hands of Admiral Raymond A. Spruance, victor at Midway in 1942 and Philippine Sea in 1944.


  • At the airbases in Formosa, and aboard the carrier Ryujo in the Philippine Sea, the Japanese pilots heard that tomorrow was the day.

    Sealing Their Fate

  • We have one, two, three -- three areas of bad weather -- the South China Sea, the Philippine Sea, the Pacific Ocean -- that have the chance of developing tropical weather wise.

    CNN Transcript Sep 2, 2009

  • Because we have a typhoon/super typhoon over the Philippine Sea that is coming right after another typhoon that we saw last week.

    CNN Transcript Oct 1, 2009


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