- a city on W Honshu, in Japan.
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Examples from the Web for akashi
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.