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[yoh-kuh-soo-kuh, yuh-koo s-kuh; Japanese yaw-kaw-soo-kah]
  1. a seaport on SE Honshu, in central Japan, on Tokyo Bay: naval base.
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Historical Examples of yokosuka

  • It was due to his efforts that the Yokosuka dockyard was constructed.

    A Fantasy of Far Japan

    Baron Kencho Suyematsu

  • As soon as I was able to travel we started to go to Yokosuka in search of the missing vessel.

British Dictionary definitions for yokosuka


  1. a port in Japan, in SE Honshu: a major naval base with shipbuilding industries. Pop: 434 613 (2002 est)
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