Definitions for ryukyu islandsriˈu kyu
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Ryu′kyu Is′landsriˈu kyu(n.pl.)
a chain of Japanese islands in the W Pacific between Japan and Taiwan. 1,235,000; 1205 sq. mi. (3120 sq. km).
Category: Geography (places)
a chain of 55 islands in the western Pacific to the to the southwest of Japan (returned by United States to Japan in 1972)
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