from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- An island of Japan north of Honshu. It is the second largest of the Japanese islands but the least populated. Hokkaido became part of Japan in the medieval period (c. 1600) and was called Yezo or Ezo until 1868.
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- proper n. The second largest island of Japan, capital Sapporo
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. The northernmost of the main islands of Japan. Together with the islands of Honshu, Kyushu and Shikoku it forms the bulk of the land area of Japan.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the second largest of the four main islands of Japan; to the north of Honshu
Virginia, and sightseeing and swapping customs in Hokkaido, Japan.
(Video = Cycling in Hokkaido, Japan) These words are commonly-used words that you should know if you have studied English for more than a few years.www. manythings.org Listen and Repeat Podcast www. manythings.org American English Pronunciation Practice (Minimal Pairs) I took these video clips while riding my bicycle around Hokkaido, Japan during the summer of 2007.
The scallops are farm raised in Hokkaido, a northern island in Japan.
STV radio in Hokkaido broadcasts lessons of the Ainu language [ja] and there are movements for the spread of the Ainu language.
He fled the country after telling the dictator he needed to purchase sea urchins in Hokkaido, Japan.
Nobu received her acceptance letter from the university in Hokkaido and has been even more lovey-dovey with Nakao than before.
The second lightbulb moment came when I was speaking to a Japanese editor at my newspaper who had worked at a daily in Hokkaido for decades.
I went to a port city called Otaru in Hokkaido, north of Japan, and it reminded me so much of Monterey.
In Japan, Kyoto’s Kodaiji temple and Asahigawa Zoo in Hokkaido were among the first locations to sign up.
Koizumi’s voice over then says that at that point, neither them or Nobu knew exactly how Nakao felt deep down and as the day for Nobu’s interview in Hokkaido drew near, Nakao was falling part inside.