Coral Sea definition by Webster's New World
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part of the S Pacific, northeast of Australia & south of the Solomon Islands
Coral Sea definition by American Heritage Dictionary
An arm of the southwest Pacific Ocean bounded by northeast Australia, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu. It was the scene of a U.S. World War II naval victory in May 1942.