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Hondo

[hon-doh; for 1 also Japanese hawn-daw; for 2 also Spanish awn-daw]
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noun
  1. Honshu.
  2. a river flowing NE from Guatemala along the border of Belize and Mexico to the Caribbean Sea. 150 miles (240 km) long.
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Examples from the Web for hondo

Historical Examples

  • Silk culture is confined almost wholly to the island of Hondo.

    Commercial Geography

    Jacques W. Redway

  • The lacquer-tree (Rhus vernicifera) grows mainly in the island of Hondo.

    Commercial Geography

    Jacques W. Redway

  • Wild geese and ducks spend the summer in Yezo and the winter in Hondo.

  • "Hit it out for home, Dutch," said Hondo Bill's voice commandingly.

  • Hondo reached out and gave Blitzen a smart cut with his quirt.


British Dictionary definitions for hondo

Hondo

noun
  1. another name for Honshu
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