a city on W Honshu, in Japan.

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Examples from the Web for akashi

Historical Examples of akashi

  • It was then that he was informed by Koremitz that he had seen the maiden of Akashi in a boat.

  • She left the capital in a carriage, and proceeded by boat to the province of Settsu, and thence on horseback to Akashi.

  • At Akashi the feast for the occasion was arranged with great pains, and the arrival of Genji's messenger was most opportune.

  • The maiden of Akashi witnessed the procession, but she avoided making herself known.

  • He also thought that as there might not be a suitable nurse at Akashi for the child, he ought to send one from the capital.