Spratly Islands

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Sprat·​ly Islands | \ ˈsprat-lē How to pronounce Spratly Islands (audio) \

Definition of Spratly Islands

islands in the central South China Sea southeast of Cam Ranh Bay

Note: The Spratly Islands are claimed in part or in their entirety by China, Vietnam, Philippines, Taiwan, Brunei, and Malaysia.

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“Spratly Islands.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Spratly%20Islands. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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