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Sendai

[sen-dahy] /ˈsɛnˈdaɪ/
noun
1.
a city on NE Honshu, in central Japan.
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  • On the way I had to change and wait two hours at Sendai, which I therefore explored a little.

    A Journal from Japan

    Marie Carmichael Stopes
  • When the pupils in the Christian schools of Sendai came together they were one thousand seven hundred strong.

    The Child in the Midst Mary Schauffler Labaree
  • They are not, like the mens fashionable hakama, made of Sendai silk.

  • Next we put in to Sendai bay, a commodious anchorage, but very much exposed seaward from its broad and unprotected mouth.

    In Eastern Seas J. J. Smith
  • In 1876, the Mikado visited his grave in Sendai, and ordered a monument erected to the honor of this far-seeing patriot.

    The Religions of Japan William Elliot Griffis
British Dictionary definitions for Sendai

Sendai

/sɛnˈdaɪ/
noun
1.
a city in central Japan, on NE Honshu: university (1907). Pop: 986 713 (2002 est)
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