Shimonoseki

[ shim-uh-nuh-sey-kee; Japanese shee-maw-naw-se-kee ]
/ ˌʃɪm ə nəˈseɪ ki; Japanese ˈʃi mɔ nɔˈsɛ ki /
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noun

a seaport on SW Honshu, in SW Japan: treaty ending Sino-Japanese War signed 1895.

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Shimonoseki

/ (ˌʃɪmənəʊˈsɛkɪ) /

noun

a port in SW Japan, on SW Honshu: scene of the peace treaty (1895) ending the Sino-Japanese War; a heavy industrial centre. Pop: 246 924 (2002 est)
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