- a city on S Honshu, in central Japan.
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Micel gifu ws t re menniscnysse, t he ws Godes Sunu and God sylf, swa hrae swa he ongann man to beonne.
Godes myldheortnys is t we untigede syndon; ac gif we rihtlice lybba, t bi ger ge Godes gifu ge eac ure agen geornfulnyss.
Herigan eac and wurian a e on sinscipe wunia, foran e anon flew eallum mildheortnys and gifu t h herigan magon.
Gifu was a total wreck, devastated by ruin and conflagration, causing the destruction of half its houses.Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror
The seismographs at Gifu and Nagoya registered the first half-dozen vibrations, and were then buried beneath the fallen buildings.A Study of Recent Earthquakes
- a city in Japan, on central Honshu: hot springs, textile and paper lantern manufacturing. Pop: 401 269 (2002 est)