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Kumamoto

[koo-muh-moh-toh; Japanese koo-mah-maw-taw] /ˌku məˈmoʊ toʊ; Japanese ˈku mɑˈmɔ tɔ/
noun
1.
a city on W central Kyushu, in SW Japan.
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  • What Kumamoto is religiously, I have not yet been able to find out.

  • 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 Various
  • When he reached the island of Kiushiu he made his way to the province of Higo, and finally settled down in the plain of Kumamoto.

  • My old Kumamoto pupils invited me to a meeting, and I made a speech to them.

  • The most famous of them were those of Mito, Chosiu, Kumamoto, and others belonging to great lords.

    A Fantasy of Far Japan Baron Kencho Suyematsu
  • After the lapse of a certain amount of time Hearn gradually became more reconciled to Kumamoto.

    Lafcadio Hearn Nina H. Kennard
  • Some time (when at Kumamoto) I told him of various inconveniences on account of my ignorance of English.

British Dictionary definitions for Kumamoto

Kumamoto

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