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south(ern) ocean(s)
the sea
simp. and trad.
(南洋)

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南洋

  1. (dated geography) Malay Archipelago
  2. (dated geography) Southeast Asia
  3. (historical geography, Qing to early ROC) southern "coastal" region of China, inclusive of Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Fujian, and Guangzhou
  4. (geography) irrigation plain south of the Mulan River (木蘭) in Fujian

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