Definition of Asahikawa
1. Noun. A city on western Hokkaido that is the center of a fertile agricultural area.
Group relationships: Ezo, Hokkaido, Yezo, Japan, Nihon, Nippon
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Literary usage of Asahikawa
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Prison Conditions in Japan by Joanna Weschler (1995)
"We conducted interviews in Tokyo, Kobe, Osaka, Niigata, and Asahikawa, and our witnesses provided testimony regarding prisons and detention centers in those ..."
2. The Russo-Japanese War: Reports from British Officers Attached to the by Great Britain War Office. General Staff, Great Britain War Office (1908)
"This division has its head-quarters at Asahikawa in Hokkaido, but draws its recruits from various parts of Japan, as the population of ..."
3. East Asian Experience in Environmental Governance: Response in a Rapidly by Zafar Adeel (2003)
"... by Cabinet Order: Sapporo, Asahikawa, Sendai, Chiba, central Tokyo, Yokohama, Kawasaki, Nagoya, Kyoto, Osaka, Kobe, Amagasaki, Hiroshima, and Fukuoka. ..."