[yoh-kuh-hah-muh; Japanese yaw-kaw-hah-mah]


a seaport on SE Honshu, in central Japan, on Tokyo Bay: destructive earthquake 1923. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of yokohama

  • While there, she first taught English in the Nagano Prefecture and then was hired on at a local school board in Yokohama.

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    Secret Lives of Admissions Officers

    Kathleen Kingsbury

    December 8, 2009

Historical Examples of yokohama

  • Transfer him to Constantinople, or, better still, to Yokohama.

    The Minister of Evil

    William Le Queux

  • "And he left Manila on a boat bound for Yokohama," Frank added.

  • There you both disappeared, and I was told that Brown had gone to Yokohama.

  • I pay rent on a room in Cairo, Egypt, and another in Yokohama all the year around.

  • To hasten the sale he had shipped “Roddy” straight from the machine-shops to Yokohama.

    The White Mice

    Richard Harding Davis

British Dictionary definitions for yokohama



a port in central Japan, on SE Honshu on Tokyo Bay: a major port and the country's second largest city situated in the largest and most populous industrial region of Japan. Pop: 3 433 612 (2002 est)
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