Arm of the northwestern Pacific Ocean. Lying between the coast of China's Fujian province and the island of Taiwan, it is about 100 mi (160 km) wide. The strait connects the South China Sea and East China Sea.
Variants of TAIWAN STRAIT
Taiwan Strait or Formosa Strait
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