Definitions

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

  • A city of northern Honshu, Japan, south-southeast of Aomori. It is a commercial and cultural center.

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  • proper noun a city in Japan, capital of Iwate prefecture.
  • proper noun A surname.

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Examples

  • Turgeon's gold came 10 years after Kate Pace won the downhill for Canada at the worlds in Morioka, Japan.

    USATODAY.com - Canada's Turgeon wins World downhill title

  • Lieutenant Yutaka Morioka, who had lost a hand to B-29 gunners, led three other Zeros from Atsugi.

    Whirlwind

  • Lieutenant Yutaka Morioka, who had lost a hand to B-29 gunners, led three other Zeros from Atsugi.

    Whirlwind

  • In 1991 he met his one-handed enemy, Yutaka Morioka, who said, “I’m very sorry about our first meeting.”

    Whirlwind

  • In 1991 he met his one-handed enemy, Yutaka Morioka, who said, “I’m very sorry about our first meeting.”

    Whirlwind

  • Some cities in the Tohoku region in northeastern Japan such as Morioka, Yamagata and Niigata observed the region's first snowfall of this season Tuesday as a cold air mass moved above the Japanese archipelago, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

    Japan Today: Japan News and Discussion

  • Mr. Tada's hospital room is three hours away in Morioka.

    Japan's Way Back

  • The Morioka team evened the score at their next at-bat and then pulled ahead.

    Baseball Helps Japanese Town Mend

  • Still, on Saturday morning, it was all smiles and high fives in the dugout as Takata took the lead in its game with Morioka Technical High School in the first round of the summer high-school baseball tournament.

    Baseball Helps Japanese Town Mend

  • For now, Ms. Tada said she doesn't want to move to Morioka, which would mean selling the family home.

    Japan's Way Back

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