a city on SE Honshu, in central Japan, near Tokyo. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for chiba

Contemporary Examples of chiba

  • “I think the Japanese laws should be changed to discourage abduction and allow joint custody,” Chiba said.

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    Japan’s Child Kidnapping Problem

    Nathalie-Kyoko Stucky, Jake Adelstein

    May 19, 2013

Historical Examples of chiba

  • But a few hours before the master of the Uedaya had announced her sale and transfer to a wealthy farmer of Chiba.

  • It is in part of Chiba—and also in a district in Tokyo prefecture—that the earliest rice is grown.

    The Foundations of Japan

    J.W. Robertson Scott

British Dictionary definitions for chiba



an industrial city in central Japan, in SE Honshu on Tokyo Bay. Pop: 880 164 (2002 est)
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