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[ah-kah-shee] /ɑˈkɑ ʃi/
a city on W Honshu, in Japan. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • It was then that he was informed by Koremitz that he had seen the maiden of Akashi in a boat.

  • She left the capital in a carriage, and proceeded by boat to the province of Settsu, and thence on horseback to Akashi.

  • At Akashi the feast for the occasion was arranged with great pains, and the arrival of Genji's messenger was most opportune.

  • The maiden of Akashi witnessed the procession, but she avoided making herself known.

  • He also thought that as there might not be a suitable nurse at Akashi for the child, he ought to send one from the capital.

  • At four o'clock we weighed anchor, and once more made a start from Kobe, and passed through the Straits of Akashi.

    A Voyage in the 'Sunbeam'

    Annie Allnut Brassey

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