[ nuh-goi-uh; Japanese nah-gaw-yah ]

  1. a city on S Honshu, in central Japan.

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How to use Nagoya in a sentence

  • In Nagoya, in Tokyo, or wherever you are, the theme is always some natural event connected with the nature near by.

  • The seismographs at Gifu and Nagoya registered the first half-dozen vibrations, and were then buried beneath the fallen buildings.

  • The seismographs at Gifu and Nagoya were thrown down within the first few seconds, and failed to record the principal motion.

  • The next largest city is Nagoya, with a population of 206,742.

    The Gist of Japan | R. B. Peery

British Dictionary definitions for Nagoya


/ (ˈnɑːɡəʊjə) /

  1. a city in central Japan, on S Honshu on Ise Bay: a major industrial centre. Pop: 2 109 681 (2002 est)

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