Oita

[ aw-ee-tah ]
/ ˈɔ iˌtɑ /

noun

a seaport on NE Kyushu, in S Japan.

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Example sentences from the Web for Oita

  • Then Herakles bade them bear him to the high crest of Oita and gather wood.

British Dictionary definitions for Oita

Oita
/ (ˈɔɪtə) /

noun

an industrial city in SW Japan, on NE Kyushu: dominated most of Kyushu in the 16th century. Pop: 437 699 (2002 est)
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