Sakhalin

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

Definition of Sakhalin

  1. 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

or formerly

Saghalien

play \ˈsa-gə-ˌlēn, ˌsa-gə-ˈ\ or Japanese

Karafuto

play \kä-ˈrä-fə-ˌtō\

SAKHALIN Defined for English Language Learners

Sakhalin

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

Definition of Sakhalin for English Language Learners

  • : Russian island in the Pacific Ocean


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