Definitions for kurile islandsˈkʊər ɪl, kʊˈril
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Ku′rileˈkʊər ɪl, kʊˈril(n.pl.)
(or Ku′ril ) Is′lands
a chain of small islands off the NE coast of Asia, extending from N Japan to the S tip of Kamchatka: renounced by Japan in 1945; under Russian administration.
Category: Geography (places)
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a chain of 26 islands, being a continuation of the peninsula of Kamchatka, enclosing the sea of Okhotsk; very sparsely inhabited.
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