from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of western Kyushu, Japan, east of Nagasaki. It was an important castle town during the feudal period. Population: 670,000.
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- proper n. A city on the island of Kyushu in Japan
- proper n. A prefecture in southwestern Japan
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A Roman Catholic hospital in Kumamoto, a provincial city in southern Japan, in December sought official approval of the system modelled on the “Babyklappe” in use in Germany.
The baby hatch at the Jikei Hospital in Kumamoto would be called “the cradle of storks” and set up in the lobby like a post box, according to hospital officials.
It was in Saigo's hand and it invited him to come to a town called Kumamoto in Kyushu for a visit during the next few weeks.
Kumamoto, which is a famous city with a strong garrison; and I went there to make his tomb beautiful.
A few weeks later, hundreds of miles south in Kumamoto prefecture, I tried making soba.
She had come to California from Kumamoto prefecture with her first husband.
This is followed by the Kumamoto oyster (Crassostrea sikamea) in Japan, a tiny thimble-shaped oyster grown in the Pacific Northwest.
"If the government were to unload its entire stake in JT, I have no doubt that JT would increasingly be driven in pursuit of profits, more than ever," said Masakatsu Sakai , a farmer from Kumamoto prefecture in western Japan, the country's biggest tobacco-producing region.
The company said it will suspend operations at plants in Tochigi, Sayama, Hamamatsu and Suzuka but will operate its motorcycle plant in Kumamoto in western Japan.
Honda, Japan's third biggest car maker by sales volume, said that it will halt assembly of four- and two-wheeled vehicles at its Sayama, Suzuka and Kumamoto plants until Sunday.
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