Definition of Spratly Islands in English:

Spratly Islands

proper noun

  • A group of small islands and coral reefs in the South China Sea, between Vietnam and Borneo. Dispersed over a distance of some 965 km (600 miles), the islands are variously claimed by China, Taiwan, Vietnam, the Philippines, and Malaysia.

    Also called Nansha Islands

Pronunciation:

Spratly Islands

/ˈspratli/