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  1. 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.

  2. Origin: From a term.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of first island chain in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of first island chain in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Satoshi Morimoto:

    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.

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