geographical name Sa·kha·lin \ˈsa-kə-ˌlēn, -lən; ˌsä-kä-ˈlēn\

Definition of SAKHALIN

island SE Russia in Asia in Sea of Okhotsk N of Hokkaido; formerly (1905–45) divided between Russia & Japan area more than 28,500 square miles (73,800 square kilometers)

Variants of SAKHALIN

Sa·kha·lin or formerly Sa·gha·lien \ˈsa-gə-ˌlēn, ˌsa-gə-ˈ\ or Japanese Ka·ra·fu·to \kä-ˈrä-fə-ˌtō\


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