[ koo-muh-moh-toh; Japanese koo-mah-maw-taw ]
/ ˌku məˈmoʊ toʊ; Japanese ˈku mɑˈmɔ tɔ /
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a city on W central Kyushu, in SW Japan.
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Words nearby Kumamoto
Kultur, Kulturkampf, Kulturkreis, Kulun, Kum, Kumamoto, kumara, kumarahou, Kumaratunge, Kumasi, Kumayri
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How to use Kumamoto in a sentence
They plundered a sum of 200,000 yen from the Ono Company, and made a successful raid upon the prefectural offices of Kumamoto.
The imperial army arriving in the province of Higo, endeavored to reach Kumamoto from the northwest via Takase.
The most famous of them were those of Mito, Chosiu, Kumamoto, and others belonging to great lords.A Fantasy of Far Japan|Baron Kencho Suyematsu
After the lapse of a certain amount of time Hearn gradually became more reconciled to Kumamoto.Lafcadio Hearn|Nina H. Kennard
Some time (when at Kumamoto) I told him of various inconveniences on account of my ignorance of English.The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn, Volume 1|Elizabeth Bisland
British Dictionary definitions for Kumamoto
/ (ˌkʊməˈməʊtəʊ) /
a city in SW Japan, on W central Kyushu: Kumamoto Medical University (1949). Pop: 653 835 (2002 est)
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