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Hakodate

[hah-kaw-dah-te] /ˈhɑ kɔˈdɑ tɛ/
noun
1.
a seaport on S Hokkaido, in N Japan.
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  • They also wanted the two ports, Shimoda and Hakodate, opened to them.

    Historic Adventures Rupert S. Holland
  • One day's journey on horseback from here takes you to Hakodate.

    Alone with the Hairy Ainu A. H. Savage Landor
  • The opposite coast of Nippon can be seen plainly from Hakodate.

    Alone with the Hairy Ainu A. H. Savage Landor
  • After he had been in Hakodate several years a Buddhist priest who came to revile him was converted through his influence.

    The Gist of Japan R. B. Peery
  • In more speculative hands than the Japanese this port would be a great rival to Hakodate.

    Alone with the Hairy Ainu A. H. Savage Landor
  • By both these tracks a most lovely view of Hakodate Bay can be obtained when the summit of the mountain range is reached.

    Alone with the Hairy Ainu A. H. Savage Landor
  • Between Fukuyama and Hakodate, a distance of over sixty miles, the road is extremely bad, and there is nothing whatever to see.

    Alone with the Hairy Ainu A. H. Savage Landor
  • A great quantity of coal and firewood is carried on pony-back from these mountains to Hakodate.

    Alone with the Hairy Ainu A. H. Savage Landor
  • We dismissed kurumas and kurumaya and sailed off with Hakodate (the courier) alone.

  • Here they were received by a greater crowd than before, Matsumai being a more important town than Hakodate.

British Dictionary definitions for Hakodate

Hakodate

/ˌhɑːkəʊˈdɑːteɪ/
noun
1.
a port in N Japan, on S Hokkaido: fishing industry and shipbuilding. Pop: 284 690 (2002 est)
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