海峡, かいきょう

  • kaikyō
JLPT 1

Definition of 海峡,かいきょう

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • channel (e.g. between two land masses)
  • strait

Examples of 海峡,かいきょう in a Sentence

The ancestors of Native Americans went to the continent from Asia by way of the Bering Strait.
We took the cross-channel ferry from Dover to Calais.
The swimmer, Cindy Nicholas, barely made it ashore at Dover at the end of the exhausting swim, but a spokesman from the Channel Swimming Association announced that she was in very good shape.
The French are our neighbors across the Channel.
A 19-year-old Canadian broke the world record last month for a nonstop, round-trip swim across the English Channel.
The ancestors of Native Americans went to the continent from Asia by way of the Bering Strait.
She became the first woman to complete a two-way nonstop crossing of the channel in fifteen years.
At this point the sea narrows into a strait.
This boat sails through the Strait of Gibraltar.
Day trips across the Channel.
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