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  1. a seaport on S Kyushu, in SW Japan.
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Examples from the Web for kagoshima

Historical Examples of kagoshima

  • Volcanic eruption near Kagoshima, Japan; about 200 lives lost.

    The Annual Register 1914


  • I was to return in the "Argus" by way of Kagoshima and Uwajima.

    A Diplomat in Japan

    Ernest Mason Satow

  • They landed at Kagoshima, a large city on the coast of the southern island of Kyushu, August 15, 1549.

  • Three months previously to this bombardment of Kagoshima another puissant feudatory had thrown down the gauntlet.

  • We had occasion to go to a village fifteen miles from Kagoshima and crossed a low mountain range of perhaps two thousand feet.

    The Old World and Its Ways

    William Jennings Bryan

British Dictionary definitions for kagoshima


  1. a port in SW Japan, on S Kyushu. Pop: 544 840 (2002 est)
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