Definition of Kuroshio in English:


Syllabification: Ku·ro·shi·o
Pronunciation: /ˌko͝orōˈSHēō
A warm current in the Pacific Ocean that flows northeast past Japan and toward Alaska. Also called Japanese Current, Japan Current.


late 19th century: Japanese, from kuro 'black' + shio 'tide'.

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