[suh-pawr-oh, -pohr-oh; Japanese sah-paw-raw]
- a city on W Hokkaido, in N Japan.
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Try the miso ramen at Sapporo (152 W. 49th St.; 212-869-8972; entrées from $9).The Untouristy Guide to the Holidays in New York
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December 11, 2013
We flew into Tokyo, and then on to Sapporo on the island of Hokkaido.Olympians Dish on Their Favorite Spots to Ski & Snowboard
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October 26, 2013
He does not require an apology, but a Kobe steak and cold Sapporo would be much appreciated.Healing the Wounds of Bataan
September 19, 2009
Up in Sapporo, on the island of Hokkaido, we were entertained by a beautiful Japanese woman.Flash-lights from the Seven Seas
William L. Stidger
Four or five times as many students as can be admitted offer themselves at Sapporo.
Thirty years ago wolves and bear were shot two miles from Sapporo and bear may still be found within ten miles.
In one district, only fifteen miles from the capital, they are so bad that rice is at half the price it makes in Sapporo.
- a city in N Japan, on W Hokkaido: commercial centre; university (1918). Pop: 1 822 992 (2002 est)