Torres Strait

geographical name
Tor·​res Strait | \ ˈtȯr-əs How to pronounce Torres Strait (audio) \

Definition of Torres Strait

strait 80 miles (129 kilometers) wide between the island of New Guinea and the northern tip of Cape York Peninsula, Australia and connecting the Arafura Sea with the Coral Sea

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“Torres Strait.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Torres%20Strait. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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