Definition of Kuril Islands in English:

Kuril Islands

Syllabification: Ku·ril Is·lands
Pronunciation: /ˈk(y)o͝orˌēl, k(y)o͝oˈrēl
(also Kurile Islands or the Kurils)
A chain of 56 islands between the Sea of Okhotsk and the North Pacific Ocean, stretching from the southern tip of the Kamchatka peninsula to the northeastern corner of the Japanese island of Hokkaido. They are the subject of dispute between Russia and Japan.

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