Commentary: sound - a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water
The Torres Strait area is inhabited by aboriginal tribes.
The Strait of Gibraltar is between Africa and Europe.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 1
Commentary: pass, straits - a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs
John was in dire straits when Mary reminded him of the upcoming deadline .
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 2