Definition of Honshu

1. Noun. The central and largest of the four main islands of Japan; between the Sea of Japan and the Pacific Ocean; regarded as the Japanese mainland.




Definition of Honshu

1. Proper noun. The main island of the Japanese Archipelago. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Honshu

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Hong Kong toe
Hongcouver
Honiara
Honolulu
Honora
Honore-Gabriel Victor Riqueti
Honore Balzac
Honore Daumier
Honore de Balzac
Honoria
Honorius
Honour
Hons
Honshu (current term)
Hook of Holland
Hooke
Hooke's atom
Hooke's gearing
Hooke's law
Hooker's green
Hooker's onion
Hooker's orchid
Hooker-Forbes test
Hookerian
Hookins
Hooman
Hoop
Hooray Henries

Literary usage of Honshu

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1. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1906)
"Japin, Honshu—south and east coasts. Erimo Zaki to Shikotan Wan; No. 37. ... Japan, Honshu— northwest coast. Sado, Futami Wan and its approaches ; No. 190. ..."

2. Japan in the Beginning of the 20th Century by Japan Nōshōmushō, Haruki Yamawaki (1904)
"The five large islands mentioned above are Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, Hokkaido and ... As for the lesser islands of Honshu, there are in the Sea of Japan ..."

3. The Mining Engineer (1901)
"The velocity of travel of the earth-tremors as far as Home is reckoned at 3786 feet per second. LLB THE GREAT EARTHQUAKE IN NORTHERN Honshu, JAPAN. ..."

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