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Osaka

[oh-sah-kuh; Japanese aw-sah-kah] /oʊˈsɑ kə; Japanese ˈɔ sɑˈkɑ/
noun
1.
a city on S Honshu, in S Japan.
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  • Osaka and Kioto are the chief centres of cotton and textile manufactures.

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  • Osaka, indeed, is as ugly as Manchester, Yokohama as Liverpool.

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  • How could Nagato be at Osaka and at Kioto at one and the same time?

    The Usurper Judith Gautier
  • Next day, from early dawn, the streets of Osaka were full of movement and mirth.

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  • But the affection which he bears his master keeps him at the Court of Osaka!

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  • To-morrow morning you will return to Osaka and arrange to learn all that goes on in the palace.

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Osaka

/əʊˈsɑːkə/
noun
1.
a port in S Japan, on S Honshu on Osaka Bay (an inlet of the Pacific): the third largest city in Japan (the chief commercial city during feudal times); university (1931); an industrial and commercial centre. Pop: 2 484 326 (2002 est)
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