[koo-muh-moh-toh; Japanese koo-mah-maw-taw]
- a city on W central Kyushu, in SW Japan.
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Examples from the Web for kumamoto
What Kumamoto is religiously, I have not yet been able to find out.The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn, Volume 2
When at Kumamoto he told her that he had "found a pleasant place."
Did not receive the other papers you spoke of—probably they were stolen in Kumamoto.
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.
- a city in SW Japan, on W central Kyushu: Kumamoto Medical University (1949). Pop: 653 835 (2002 est)
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