from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of southern Honshu, Japan, on Osaka Bay south-southwest of Kyoto. A port and manufacturing center, it was almost entirely rebuilt after World War II. The city was badly damaged by an earthquake in 1995. Population: 1,530,000.
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- proper n. A city in Honshū, Japan, capital of Hyōgo prefecture.
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- n. a port city in Japan on Osaka Bay in southern Honshu; was damaged by an earthquake in 1995
From Japanese 神戸 (こうべ, Kōbe). (Wiktionary)