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Yellow Sea


Just an orange-yellow sea of dust and rocks; wavering currents of heated air boiled on the horizon like steam, floating upward, as if any life out there were melting toward the cloudless and pale blue sky.
James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials
  water that lies between mainland China and the Korean Peninsula
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Yellow Sea Huang Hai
Notes:
Named Yellow because of the sand particles that color its water. The sand flows from the Yellow River in China.
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  • Just an orange-yellow sea of dust and rocks; wavering currents of heated air boiled on the horizon like steam, floating upward, as if any life out there were melting toward the cloudless and pale blue sky.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials
  • As morning mowers, who side by side slowly and seethingly advance their scythes through the long wet grass of marshy meads; even so these monsters swam, making a strange, grassy, cutting sound; and leaving behind them endless swaths of blue upon the yellow sea.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • He is sitting by a footpath on a beautiful windswept hillside overlooking the Yellow Sea.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
  • He was floating over a vast yellow sea.
    Mitch Albom  --  The Five People You Meet in Heaven

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  • Guy’s thin maturity was changing in her vision to flushed youth and they were roaming an island in the yellow sea of chatter when she realized that the guests were beginning that cough which indicated, in the universal instinctive language, that they desired to go home and go to bed.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • Or why, irrespective of all latitudes and longitudes, does the name of the White Sea exert such a spectralness over the fancy, while that of the Yellow Sea lulls us with mortal thoughts of long lacquered mild afternoons on the waves, followed by the gaudiest and yet sleepiest of sunsets?
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Yellow Sea [8] , Black Sea [5] , Red Sea [5] , Bering Sea [7] , Caspian Sea [7] , Mediterranean Sea [7] , Aegean Sea [8] , Baltic Sea [8] , South China Sea [8] , Adriatic Sea [9] , Coral Sea [9]
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