from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of southern Honshu, Japan, on Osaka Bay, an inlet of the Pacific Ocean. Osaka was the leading commercial center of Japan during the feudal period and today is highly industrialized. Population: 2,640,000.
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- proper n. a city in Honshū, Japan.
- proper n. a prefecture, Japan.
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- n. port city on southern Honshu on Osaka Bay; a commercial and industrial center of Japan
Fandom | John Thomas goes shopping for manga in Osaka, Japan.
At school in Osaka, my teacher happened to be Shizuo Ito, a well-known poet from Isahaya.
Many residents in Osaka that I spoke with reported being unable to see it due to some pretty thick cloud cover, but some people in Kobe apparently had more luck.
It comes from the Japanese “horu mono” which means “things that are thrown away” in Osaka dialect.
What does Japan think about the million dollar koalas in Osaka zoo?
I've heard about this place (and even walked past it) for many years, and I always thought it was another one of those "New York things you're supposed to see," like Times Square (which really isn't much more than a touristy place with a lot of neon, like Piccadilly Circus or the Umeda district in Osaka - or, of course, Yasukuni-dori in Shinjuku, and the Akihabara area, both in Tokyo).
The 72 million who managed to get to the event surpassed the previous record of 64.21 million visitors who attended the 1970 fair in Osaka, Japan.
SIMON: Colby Lewis, who I think last year at this time was pitching in Osaka ...
I also enjoyed the flashback to the kids dreaming of visiting Expo 70, a worldwide exposition held in Osaka and symbolized by the Tower of the Sun.
Italian architect Gaetano Pesce designed this amazing organic building in Osaka, Japan.