- a seaport on S Honshu, in S Japan.
Examples from the Web for kobe
The King returns to Cleveland, a battered Kobe battles in the West, and the Zen Master is christened the savior of New York.2014 NBA Preview: Skinny LeBron and the Racist Ghost of Donald Sterling
October 27, 2014
Kobe got docked but his career was never going to be in jeopardy.Mark Cuban Warns That Basketball Players Could Get the Sterling Treatment Next
June 3, 2014
The idea seemed as absurd as a $200 pair of designer blue jeans, as ridiculous as a burger made from Kobe beef.Hillbilly Heaven: The History of Small-Batch Bourbon
March 29, 2014
An ode to Meryl Streep's brilliant selfie, taken at a Lakers game with 50 Cent and Kobe Bryant.Meryl Streep Took a Selfie With 50 Cent and Kobe Bryant. Give Her an Oscar.
January 27, 2014
A few people are going to be like Kobe but most people will be on the end of the bench not making much.The Adult Industry Doesn’t Pay! (As Much As You Think)
November 23, 2013
From Nikko we returned to Yokohama and thence by steamer to Kobe.An Ohio Woman in the Philippines
Emily Bronson Conger
It will be our last day, as we shall sail the following morning for Kobe.An Artist's Letters From Japan
John La Farge
No cabs were seen in Kobe, but street cars and rickshas were plentiful.
In general, Kobe presents a much better appearance than Nagasaki.
As you see I am in Kobe waiting for my pass-port to go to Russia.Lady of the Decoration
- a port in S Japan, on S Honshu on Osaka Bay: formed in 1889 by the amalgamation of Hyogo and Kobe; a major industrial complex, producing ships, steel, and rubber goods. Pop: 1 478 380 (2002 est)
Word Origin and History for kobe
type of fine beef, named for the region in Japan where it is raised, from Japanese ko "god" + he "house."