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Sapporo

[suh-pawr-oh, -pohr-oh; Japanese sah-paw-raw]
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noun
  1. a city on W Hokkaido, in N Japan.
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  • Up in Sapporo, on the island of Hokkaido, we were entertained by a beautiful Japanese woman.

  • Thirty years ago wolves and bear were shot two miles from Sapporo and bear may still be found within ten miles.

    The Foundations of Japan

    J.W. Robertson Scott

  • Four or five times as many students as can be admitted offer themselves at Sapporo.

    The Foundations of Japan

    J.W. Robertson Scott

  • In one district, only fifteen miles from the capital, they are so bad that rice is at half the price it makes in Sapporo.

    The Foundations of Japan

    J.W. Robertson Scott


British Dictionary definitions for sapporo

Sapporo

noun
  1. a city in N Japan, on W Hokkaido: commercial centre; university (1918). Pop: 1 822 992 (2002 est)
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