American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of southeast Honshu, Japan, on the western shore of Tokyo Bay. Almost entirely destroyed by an earthquake and fire in 1923, it was quickly rebuilt and modernized and is now a leading port and industrial center. Population: 3,600,000.
- n. port city on southeastern Honshu in central Japan
“YOKOHAMA PASSENGERS: Spots Yokohama, Japan, where train passengers were hospitalized after foul chemical odors; with”
“When I landed in Yokohama," London said on July 1, after his return home, "I soon found that there were two ways to play the game -- either to sit down in Tokyo as the Japanese wanted me to and eat many dinners, or go out on my own resources.”
“We lay in Yokohama harbour for two weeks, and about all we saw of”
“Some trains go between Tokyo and Osaka with stops only in Yokohama, Nagoya, and Osaka.”
“Curator Shelley R. Langdale grouped the works into three broad themes: the international port of Yokohama; daily life and customs of Westerners; and the leisure and entertainment to be found in Yokohama, both for foreigners and Japanese.”
“Yokohama is a place where foreign cultures entered Japan 150 years ago and then spread to the rest of the country.”
“The virtual city tour will be replicated for leaders from around Asia when they gather in Yokohama next month for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meetings.”
“Located in Yokohama, Japan, this Dancing Living House had put other houses in the neighborhood hide to humiliation.”
“President Obama will also attend an APEC summit, this year in Yokohama, Japan, along with the first G-20 summit to be hosted by South Korea.”
“Here, Alf loses his purse somewhere along Theater Street in Yokohama, probably stolen by a pickpocket.”
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