an island in Japan, S of Honshu and N of Shikoku. 230 sq. mi. (596 sq. km).
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The first island brought up out of the water was Awaji; and then the main island.Japanese Fairy World|William Elliot Griffis
It was first produced between the years 1830 and 1840 Awaji.
In common geography it is identified as Awaji, at the entrance of the Inland Sea.The Religions of Japan|William Elliot Griffis