Meaning of Oyashio Current

O'ya•shi'o Cur'rent

Pronunciation: (oi'u-shē'ō Japn. ô'yä-shē'ô), [key]
— n.
  1. a cold ocean current flowing SW from the Bering Sea, E of the Kurile Islands, along the E coast of Japan where it meets the Japan Current. Also called
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