Kyushu or Kiu·shu [ kee- oo-shoo; Japanese kyoo-sh oo ] SHOW IPA / kiˈu ʃu; Japanese ˈkyu ʃʊ / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun an island in SW Japan. 15,750 sq. mi. (40,793 sq. km).
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How to use Kyushu in a sentence
Kyushu, where the yakuza are deeply rooted, they are not leaving with a whimper, they are leaving with a bang.
On December 20, 2012, a hand grenade exploded at the headquarters of the Dojin-kai in Kita-
Kyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture.
The young men of the island of
Kyushu, especially of Kumamoto and Kagoshima provinces, are noted for their ambitious projects.
The once famous "Kumamoto Band" consisted entirely of
There is only one station, and that is in the city of Saga, on the island of
The main island,
Kyushu, and Shikoku are also well timbered.
I did not come to you sword in hand; I did not fight my way from
Kyushu to Koban. British Dictionary definitions for Kyushu noun an island of SW Japan: the southernmost of Japan's four main islands, with over 300 surrounding small islands; coalfield and chemical industries. Chief cities: Fukuoka, Kitakyushu, and Nagasaki. Pop: 14 786 000 (2002 est). Area: 35 659 sq km (13 768 sq miles)
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