Definition of Timor Sea

1. Noun. An arm of the eastern Indian Ocean between Timor and northern Australia.

Group relationships: Indian Ocean
Generic synonyms: Sea



Definition of Timor Sea

1. Proper noun. A sea situated between the island of Timor and Australia. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Timor Sea

Timonised
Timonises
Timonising
Timonism
Timonisms
Timonist
Timonists
Timonization
Timonizations
Timonize
Timonized
Timonizes
Timonizing
Timor
Timor-Leste
Timor Sea (current term)
Timorese
Timotheus
Timothy
Timothy Francis Leary
Timothy Leary
Timothy Miles Bindon Rice
Timucua
Timur
Timur Lenk
Tin Lizzie
Tin Man
Tin Pan Alley
Tinamidae
Tinamiformes

Literary usage of Timor Sea

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1. Energy Policies of IEA Countries: 2005 Review by International Energy Agency (2005)
"Timor Sea The Timor Sea holds substantial proven reserves of natural gas which could be ... The Bayu- Undan project, which draws gas from the Timor Sea, ..."

2. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"Australia is bounded on the north by the Timor Sea, Arafura Sea, Gulf of Carpentaria, and Torres Strait. 80 miles wide, which separates it from New Guinea; ..."

3. The India Directory: Or, Directions for Sailing to and from the East Indies by James Horsburgh (1852)
"KOMA lies about 23 miles NNE of Kissa, and is an island of considerable size In the Timor Sea Mr. Stead, the commander of the Lyndoch, places a shoal in 9° ..."

4. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1895)
"The profound depths the Banda Sea to the north, and the Timor Sea to the south appear to have kept the islands from Flores to Timor Lau free from the ..."

5. General Examination of the Pacific Ocean by Charles Philippe de Kerhallet, Charles Henry Davis (1861)
"... and keep in Timor Sea as far as Torres Strait. This route appears particularly advantageous for steamers. This opinion of Captain Mackenzie is confirmed ..."

6. Energy Policies Of IEA Countries: 2006 Review by International Energy Agency, SourceOECD (Online service) (2006)
"Negotiations between Australia and East Timor have opened the path to enable gas projects in the Timor Sea to proceed. Domestic policies to open up access ..."

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