American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of southwest Honshu, Japan, on the Inland Sea west of Osaka. Founded in the 16th century, it was destroyed in World War II by the first atomic bomb used in warfare (August 6, 1945). The rebuilt city is an important commercial and industrial center. Population: 1,160,000.
- n. A city in Honshu, Japan, devastated by the first atomic bomb dropped in warfare on August 6, 1945.
- n. figuratively catastrophe.
- n. a port city on the southwestern coast of Honshu in Japan; on August 6, 1945 Hiroshima was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area
“Poetics Available for download on the Internet Archive - Naropa Poetics Audio Archives www. archive.org PLUTONIAN ODE HIROSHIMA NUCLEAR TESTING The estimated "physically present" population of Hiroshima on August 6 1945 was 340000 -- 350000.”
“HIROSHIMA: The United States on Friday for the first time attended a ceremony commemorating its atomic bombing of Hiroshima, 65 years after the Japanese city's obliteration rang in the nuclear age.”
“HIROSHIMA - Japanese and U.S. veterans who fought in World War II played softball games Sunday in Hiroshima to play for peace.”
“Previewing May 8 and opening May 13, I HAVE BEEN TO HIROSHIMA MON AMOUR revolves around two love stories: one, played out in memories, involves a Japanese man, who returns to Hiroshima after fighting in WWII, and a Japanese woman who dies instantly at the moment of detonation of the atomic bomb on August 6, 1945.”
“THE HIROSHIMA PROJECT -- a 4-week cultural event featuring the premieres of American and Japanese plays, an award-winning film documentary, and open forums about the atomic bombings of Hiroshima 60 years later -- will be presented May 8 through 30 at The Ohio Theater (66”
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“Cameron and Charles Pellegrino, the author of the book, visited Tsutomu Yamaguchi, a survivor of both atomic blasts in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, to discuss the experience of a nuclear explosion.”
“This beautiful and unusual house was created by architect Tetsuya Nakazono from Naf Architect & Design and is located in Hiroshima, Japan.”
“The lesson from Hiroshima is that the atomic bomb is a very dangerous weapon, and if all world leaders think like u, then the world as we know it would end, it's as "simple" as that. annie s”
“During dinner, he tells us stories of Japan, of the beautiful trees with white, ashy bark in Hiroshima, and of the bone-like crunch of dry leaves beneath his feet.”
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