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  1. a city on S Honshu, in central Japan.
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Examples from the Web for gifu

Historical Examples

  • Micel gifu ws t re menniscnysse, t he ws Godes Sunu and God sylf, swa hrae swa he ongann man to beonne.

    The Homilies of the Anglo-Saxon Church


  • 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.

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

British Dictionary definitions for gifu


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