Definition of Paracel Islands in English:

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Paracel Islands

Pronunciation: /parəˈsɛl/
A group of about 130 small barren coral islands and reefs in the South China Sea to the south-east of the Chinese island of Hainan. Chinese name Xisha Islands.

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