Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of western Honshu, Japan, an industrial suburb of Okayama on the Inland Sea.

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Examples

  • I was in Tokyo, Hakone, Kyoto, Nara and Kurashiki.

    Westward bound!

  • Looking forward to teasing my sister-in-law, I loudly mocked Gateways warning to “avoid visiting” Kurashiki during “national holidays” — until we went to our hotel.

    How Not to Travel in Japan

  • Our first stop was Kurashiki, a canal-lined coastal town just outside Okayama, whose historic rice-merchant quarter has been converted into elegant museums, cafés, and shops selling local Bizen pottery.

    How Not to Travel in Japan

  • Alas, the only accommodation we could find was a minshuku in the foothill town of Bitchu-Takahashi, more than an hour by car from Kurashiki.

    How Not to Travel in Japan

  • Looking forward to teasing my sister-in-law, I loudly mocked Gateways warning to “avoid visiting” Kurashiki during “national holidays” — until we went to our hotel.

    How Not to Travel in Japan

  • Our first stop was Kurashiki, a canal-lined coastal town just outside Okayama, whose historic rice-merchant quarter has been converted into elegant museums, cafés, and shops selling local Bizen pottery.

    How Not to Travel in Japan

  • Alas, the only accommodation we could find was a minshuku in the foothill town of Bitchu-Takahashi, more than an hour by car from Kurashiki.

    How Not to Travel in Japan

  • Alas, the only accommodation we could find was a minshuku in the foothill town of Bitchu-Takahashi, more than an hour by car from Kurashiki.

    How Not to Travel in Japan

  • Looking forward to teasing my sister-in-law, I loudly mocked Gateways warning to “avoid visiting” Kurashiki during “national holidays” — until we went to our hotel.

    How Not to Travel in Japan

  • Our first stop was Kurashiki, a canal-lined coastal town just outside Okayama, whose historic rice-merchant quarter has been converted into elegant museums, cafés, and shops selling local Bizen pottery.

    How Not to Travel in Japan

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