Definition of Kuroshio in English:

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Kuroshio

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

Origin

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

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Syllabification: Ku·ro·shi·o

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