[ sen-dahy ]

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

Words Nearby Sendai Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Sendai in a sentence

  • On the way I had to change and wait two hours at Sendai, which I therefore explored a little.

    A Journal from Japan | Marie Carmichael Stopes
  • Next we put in to Sendai bay, a commodious anchorage, but very much exposed seaward from its broad and unprotected mouth.

    In Eastern Seas | J. J. Smith
  • In 1876, the Mikado visited his grave in Sendai, and ordered a monument erected to the honor of this far-seeing patriot.

    The Religions of Japan | William Elliot Griffis
  • When they went abroad in the streets of Sendai, folk said, There go the moon and the south wind.

    Japanese Fairy Tales | Grace James
  • But now it is full fifteen years since Saito went from Sendai in the night, he and all his house, and left no trace behind.

    Japanese Fairy Tales | Grace James

British Dictionary definitions for Sendai


/ (sɛnˈdaɪ) /

  1. a city in central Japan, on NE Honshu: university (1907). Pop: 986 713 (2002 est)

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