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Gifu

[ gee-foo ]

noun

  1. a city on S Honshu, in central Japan.


Gifu

/ ˈɡiːfuː /

noun

  1. a city in Japan, on central Honshu: hot springs, textile and paper lantern manufacturing. Pop: 401 269 (2002 est)


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In the spring of 1882, he was stabbed by a fanatic during the reception given in the public park at Gifu.

The seismographs at Gifu and Nagoya registered the first half-dozen vibrations, and were then buried beneath the fallen buildings.

The seismographs at Gifu and Nagoya were thrown down within the first few seconds, and failed to record the principal motion.

A similar rapid and then gradual decline in frequency characterises the strong and weak shocks recorded at Gifu.

Gifu was a total wreck, devastated by ruin and conflagration, causing the destruction of half its houses.

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