Definition of Makassar Strait in English:

Makassar Strait

Syllabification: Ma·kas·sar Strait
Pronunciation: /məˌkasər ˈstrāt
 
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  • A stretch of water that separates the islands of Borneo and Sulawesi and links the Celebes Sea in the north with the Java Sea in the south.

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