Tsushima Strait


Tsushima Strait
a channel between the Tsushima islands and Kyushu island, connecting the Sea of Japan and the East China Sea: sometimes considered part of the Korea Strait, ab. 60 mi. (97 km) long; 40 mi. (64 km) wide.

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  • Tsushima Strait — Tsu′shima Strait′ n. geg a channel between the Tsushima islands and Kyushu island, connecting the Sea of Japan and the East China Sea: sometimes considered part of the Korea Strait …   From formal English to slang

  • Tsushima Strait — a channel between the Tsushima islands and Kyushu island, connecting the Sea of Japan and the East China Sea: sometimes considered part of the Korea Strait, ab. 60 mi. (97 km) long; 40 mi. (64 km) wide …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tsushima Strait order of battle — The fleets at the Battle of Tsushima, 27/28 May 1905. Japanese Combined FleetFirst Squadron*First Division (Admiral Togo) ** Mikasa ( Flagship ) ** Shikishima ** Fuji ** Asahi ** Kasuga ** Nisshin ** Tatsuta Dispatch Vessel*First Destroyer… …   Wikipedia

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  • Tsushima — may refer to:* Tsushima, Nagasaki, a city in Nagasaki Prefecture (coterminous with Tsushima Island) * Tsushima Basin, also known as Ulleung Basin, located at the juncture of the Sea of Japan and the Korea Strait * Tsushima Island, part of… …   Wikipedia

  • Tsushima, Nagasaki — Tsushima 対馬市   City   …   Wikipedia

  • Tsushima — /tsooh shee mah /, n. two adjacent Japanese islands between Korea and Kyushu: Russian fleet defeated by Japanese fleet 1905. 58,672; 271 sq. mi. (702 sq. km). * * * ▪ archipelago, Japan       archipelago, northwestern Nagasaki ken (prefecture),… …   Universalium

  • Tsushima, Battle of — (May 27–29, 1905) Naval engagement in the Russo Japanese War. As part of an assault on the Japanese navy, the Russian Baltic fleet was sent to join the Russian Pacific squadron at the besieged Port Arthur (Lüshun, China). Learning en route of the …   Universalium

  • Tsushima — geographical name island Japan in Korea Strait separated from Kyushu and Honshu by Tsushima Strait (the SE part of Korea Strait) area 271 square miles (705 square kilometers) …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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