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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Japan current, Kuroshio current, Kuroshio(noun)

    a warm ocean current that flows northeastwardly off the coast of Japan into the northern Pacific ocean

Wiktionary

  1. kuroshio(Noun)

    A swift, intense current that flows northeastward off the coasts of China and Japan; part of the North Pacific subtropical gyre.

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  1. Kuroshio

    Kuroshio is a town located in Hata District, Kōchi, Japan. The town was formed on March 20, 2006 from the merger of the towns of Ōgata and Saga, both from Hata District. As of its formation but with 2003 population statistics, the town has an estimated population of 13,827 and a density of 73.4 persons per km². The total area is 188.38 km². The residents speak a distinct dialect of Japanese known as Hata-ben.

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