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Hakodate

[hah-kaw-dah-te]
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noun
  1. a seaport on S Hokkaido, in N Japan.
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Historical Examples

  • They also wanted the two ports, Shimoda and Hakodate, opened to them.

    Historic Adventures

    Rupert S. Holland

  • One day's journey on horseback from here takes you to Hakodate.

    Alone with the Hairy Ainu

    A. H. Savage Landor

  • The opposite coast of Nippon can be seen plainly from Hakodate.

    Alone with the Hairy Ainu

    A. H. Savage Landor

  • After he had been in Hakodate several years a Buddhist priest who came to revile him was converted through his influence.

  • In more speculative hands than the Japanese this port would be a great rival to Hakodate.

    Alone with the Hairy Ainu

    A. H. Savage Landor


British Dictionary definitions for hakodate

Hakodate

noun
  1. a port in N Japan, on S Hokkaido: fishing industry and shipbuilding. Pop: 284 690 (2002 est)
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