from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of east-central Honshu, Japan, on Suruga Bay southwest of Yokohama. It is a port and processing center. Population: 712,000.
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- proper n. A prefecture in Japan.
- proper n. Prefecture capital of Shizuoka.
From Japanese 静 (shizu, "calm") and 岡 (oka, "hill"). (Wiktionary)