Osaka

[ oh-sah-kuh; Japanese aw-sah-kah ]
/ oʊˈsɑ kə; Japanese ˈɔ sɑˈkɑ /

noun

a city on S Honshu, in S Japan.

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Osaka
/ (əʊˈsɑːkə) /

noun

a port in S Japan, on S Honshu on Osaka Bay (an inlet of the Pacific): the third largest city in Japan (the chief commercial city during feudal times); university (1931); an industrial and commercial centre. Pop: 2 484 326 (2002 est)
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