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Kumamoto

[koo-muh-moh-toh; Japanese koo-mah-maw-taw]
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noun
  1. a city on W central Kyushu, in SW Japan.
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Examples from the Web for kumamoto

Historical Examples

  • What Kumamoto is religiously, I have not yet been able to find out.

    The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn, Volume 2

    Elizabeth Bisland

  • When at Kumamoto he told her that he had "found a pleasant place."

    Lafcadio Hearn

    Nina H. Kennard

  • Did not receive the other papers you spoke of—probably they were stolen in Kumamoto.

    Lafcadio Hearn

    Nina H. Kennard

  • They plundered a sum of 200,000 yen from the Ono Company, and made a successful raid upon the prefectural offices of Kumamoto.

    Japan

    Various

  • The imperial army arriving in the province of Higo, endeavored to reach Kumamoto from the northwest via Takase.

    Japan

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British Dictionary definitions for kumamoto

Kumamoto

noun
  1. a city in SW Japan, on W central Kyushu: Kumamoto Medical University (1949). Pop: 653 835 (2002 est)
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