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Shikoku

[ shee-kaw-koo ]

noun

  1. an island in SW Japan, S of Honshu: the smallest of the main islands of Japan. 7,249 sq. mi. (18,775 sq. km).


Shikoku

/ ˈʃiːkəʊˌkuː /

noun

  1. the smallest of the four main islands of Japan, separated from Honshu by the Inland Sea: forested and mountainous. Pop: 4 137 000 (2002 est). Area: 17 759 sq km (6857 sq miles)


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Two organizers who earlier helped with the relay on the island of Shikoku have also tested positive with the virus, including a police officer who helped direct traffic.

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He also subdued the independent provinces of the north and Shikoku.

In another prefecture of Shikoku the rustics enjoy struggles between muzzled dogs.

The main island, Kyushu, and Shikoku are also well timbered.

The highest is Ishizuchi-zan (7727 ft.), but Mountains of Shikoku.

The island of Shikoku has no mountains of notable magnitude.

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