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Kagoshima

[kah-gaw-shee-mah] /ˈkɑ gɔˈʃi mɑ/
noun
1.
a seaport on S Kyushu, in SW Japan.
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  • Volcanic eruption near Kagoshima, Japan; about 200 lives lost.

  • I was to return in the "Argus" by way of Kagoshima and Uwajima.

    A Diplomat in Japan Ernest Mason Satow
  • They landed at Kagoshima, a large city on the coast of the southern island of Kyushu, August 15, 1549.

    The Gist of Japan R. B. Peery
  • Three months previously to this bombardment of Kagoshima another puissant feudatory had thrown down the gauntlet.

  • We had occasion to go to a village fifteen miles from Kagoshima and crossed a low mountain range of perhaps two thousand feet.

    The Old World and Its Ways

    William Jennings Bryan
  • One of the gold fields on the island of Kyushu, near Kagoshima, gives promise of considerable richness.

    The Old World and Its Ways

    William Jennings Bryan
  • Thus the bombardments of Kagoshima and Shimonosheki may be said to have helped indirectly in the Restoration of that year.

  • His seat of government was Kagoshima, but there was scarcely any establishment worth calling a castle.

    A Fantasy of Far Japan Baron Kencho Suyematsu
  • When the English squadron bombarded Kagoshima, the English ships fared rather badly.

    A Fantasy of Far Japan Baron Kencho Suyematsu
  • Kagoshima, the capital of Satsuma, had been bombarded by the English fleet a few years before.

    A Fantasy of Far Japan Baron Kencho Suyematsu
British Dictionary definitions for Kagoshima

Kagoshima

/ˌkæɡɒˈʃiːmə/
noun
1.
a port in SW Japan, on S Kyushu. Pop: 544 840 (2002 est)
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