Sunset on the Arafura Sea.Licensed from iStockPhoto
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
part of the South Pacific Ocean, between Australia and New Guinea
Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A shallow part of the western Pacific Ocean between the Timor and Coral seas, separating New Guinea from Australia.