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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of northeast Honshu, Japan, on an inlet of the Pacific Ocean north of Tokyo. It is an important cultural and educational center. Population: 1,030,000.

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  • proper n. a capital city of Miyagi prefecture, Japan.

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Examples

  • These stations are mostly Tokyo metropolitan area, but some are in Sendai, Niigata, and the Kansai region.

    Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » Phones as train tickets

  • Rinks have been closing, including the Konami Sports Ice Rink in Sendai where Arakawa trained.

    USATODAY.com - Arakawa gets attention, golden doughnuts

  • New Scientist has a nice survey of the 2004 Intelligent Robotics and Systems conference in Sendai, Japan this week.

    Boing Boing

  • Before and After Satellite Images Timeline: Past Nuclear Incidents Shaky Ground: Colliding Area Plates Photos: Disastrous Japan Earthquakes Photos: World's Largest Earthquakes More photos and interactive graphics At some evacuation centers in Sendai, which is among the easiest-to-reach of the affected cities, water, juices and food rations are starting to pile up because too much has arrived.

    Aid Begins to Reach the Hardest-Hit Areas

  • And we are seeing some live television pictures coming in via NHK from helicopters above the city of Sendai, which is actually a bit south of where the brunt of the quake was, and we are seeing a number of houses on fire in Sendai, which is a major city in Japan with a population of more than a million.

    CNN Transcript May 26, 2003

  • They then decided to start moving the lads to a new area up north, called the Sendai area.

    The Japanese Ceylon Attack

  • We have been realizing some benefits in Sendai, which is unfortunately an offset with some of the utilizations, and that has helped to keep the margins where they are.

  • "I haven't heard it being called the Sendai quake here, but if that's what people are calling it, then that is unfortunate," said Mr. Tonge, who lives there with his wife, Yuka, and their 3-year-old daughter, Aoi.

    NYT > Home Page

  • He said he hoped the earthquake would not come to be known as the "Sendai quake."

    NYT > Global Home

  • And in the high-tech city of Sendai, on the island of Honshu, a young engineer is exploring salaried posts available in Europe.

    The English Is Coming!

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