Definition of Philippine sea
1. Noun. 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.
Generic synonyms: Naval Battle
Group relationships: Second World War, World War 2, World War Ii
Geographical relationships: Pacific, Pacific Ocean
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Philippine Sea
Literary usage of Philippine sea
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Geological Disasters in the Philippines: July ‘90 Earthquake & June ‘91 by Giovanni Rantucci (1995)
"The shape of the Philippine Island Arc has most probably been influenced by the presence of Benham Rise, which is a thickened portion of the philippine sea ..."
2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"... of philippine sea Birds.— In this interesting paper ' Dr. Worcester describes the Terns and Boobies found breeding upon various Philippine reefs and ..."
3. Assault from the Sea: The Amphibious Landing at Inchon by Curtis A. Utz (1994)
"These included heavy cruisers Helena (CA 75) and Toledo (CA 133) and Essex-class carriers philippine sea (CV 47) and Boxer (CV21). ..."
4. Ninth Day of Creationby Leonard Crane by Leonard Crane (2000)
"With the tip of his pointer he traced a loop around the two purple markers denoting the position of the Chinese carriers in the philippine sea. ..."
5. Proceedings of Conference LXII, 8th Joint Meeting of the U. S. Japan by R. L. Wesson (1995)
"Compression of NS direction is prominent in the survey area (Ukawa, l991) under the influence of movement of philippine sea plate. ..."