Definition of Ryukyu Islands in English:

Ryukyu Islands

proper noun

  • A chain of islands in the western Pacific Ocean, stretching about 600 miles (960 km) from the southern tip of the island of Kyushu in Japan to Taiwan. The largest island is Okinawa.

Pronunciation

Ryukyu Islands

/rēˈo͞okyo͞o ˌīləndz/