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

  • A city of central Honshu, Japan, northwest of Tokyo. It is a religious center in a silk-producing region.

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  • proper noun A city in Japan
  • proper noun A prefecture in Japan

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a city in central Honshu to the northwest of Tokyo; site of a Buddhist shrine


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