Definition of Sakhalin in English:

Sakhalin

proper noun

  • A large Russian island in the Sea of Okhotsk, situated off the coast of eastern Russia and separated from it by the Tartar Strait; capital, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. From 1905 to 1946, it was divided into the northern part, held by Russia, and the southern part, occupied by Japan.

Pronunciation:

Sakhalin

/ˈsakəˌlēn/