Niigata

[nee-ee-gah-tah]
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Historical Examples of niigata

  • One finds in Niigata a Manchester-like spirit of business enterprise.

    The Foundations of Japan

    J.W. Robertson Scott

  • At present also he connects with the Niigata Orphanage and various other philanthropic bodies.

    Pipefuls

    Christopher Morley

  • Our orders directed a stop at a port called Niigata, on the west coast of Nippon.

  • Fourteen million bushels of rice are produced on the flats of Niigata prefecture, which grows more rice than any other.

    The Foundations of Japan

    J.W. Robertson Scott


British Dictionary definitions for niigata

Niigata

noun
  1. a port in central Japan, on NW Honshu at the mouth of the Shinano River: the chief port on the Sea of Japan. Pop: 514 678 (2002 est)
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