first island chain(ProperNoun)
The first chain of major archipelagos out from the East Asian continental mainland coast. Principally composed of the Kuril Islands, Japanese Archipelago, Ryu Kyu Islands, Taiwan, the northern Philippines, and Borneo; from the Kamchatka Peninsula to the Malay Peninsula.
Origin: From a term.
The numerical value of first island chain in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of first island chain in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
In the next five or six years the first island chain will be crucial in the military balance between China and the U.S.- Japan.
Images & Illustrations of first island chain
Find a translation for the first island chain definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these first island chain definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"first island chain." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 27 Jun 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/first island chain>.