- former name of Hokkaido.
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On the northern island, Yezo, the winter lasts quite seven months.From Pole to Pole
Sven Anders Hedin
Wild geese and ducks spend the summer in Yezo and the winter in Hondo.The Gist of Japan
R. B. Peery
The Yezo ponies are characterised by their long hair and mane.
Esashi is a large place, and is one of the oldest towns in Yezo.
These terraces are wooded mostly with alder, Yezo fir, and beech.