[ shim-uh-nuh-sey-kee; Japanese shee-maw-naw-se-kee ]
/ ˌʃɪm ə nəˈseɪ ki; Japanese ˈʃi mɔ nɔˈsɛ ki /
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a seaport on SW Honshu, in SW Japan: treaty ending Sino-Japanese War signed 1895.
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How to use Shimonoseki in a sentence
To-night we went on to Shimonoseki, and my Omine companion kindly took me to his fathers house there.A Journal from Japan|Marie Carmichael Stopes
Has Japan any fear of another alteration of the Treaty of Shimonoseki being imposed upon her?A Fantasy of Far Japan|Baron Kencho Suyematsu
In 1895 the island was ceded to Japan by the treaty of Shimonoseki at the close of the Japanese war.
More tragic still was his return to the capital with the treaty of Shimonoseki.
It is, however, not necessary for my purpose that I should go behind the Shimonoseki intervention.
British Dictionary definitions for Shimonoseki
/ (ˌʃɪmənəʊˈsɛkɪ) /
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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