Definition of Fukuoka

1. Noun. A city in southern Japan on Kyushu.

Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Kyushu, Japan, Nihon, Nippon



Definition of Fukuoka

1. Proper noun. The capital city of Fukuoka prefecture, Japan. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fukuoka

Fuentes
Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarios de Colombia
Fugard
Fugo
Fuji
Fuji-san
Fujian
Fujihara
Fujinoyama
Fujita scale
Fujiwara
Fujiyama
Fukien
Fukkianese
Fukui
Fukuoka (current term)
Fukushima
Ful
Fula
Fulah
Fulani
Fulbright
Fulcher
Fulda
Fulgoridae
Fulica
Fulica americana
Fulica atra
Full Blood Count

Literary usage of Fukuoka

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Gospel in All Lands by Missionary Society, Methodist Episcopal Church (1900)
"Continuing by rail northward, we soon enter the Fukuoka District, the most important ... Here is situated the government college, and here, as at Fukuoka, ..."

2. Terry's Japanese Empire: Including Korea and Formosa, with Chapters on by Thomas Philip Terry (1914)
"From Shimonoseki (Moji) via Hakata, Fukuoka, Tosu, Arita, and Sasebo to Nagasaki 650 Imperial Steel Works,661; Fukuoka, 651; The Mongol Invasion, 652; ..."

3. Asia by Augustus Henry Keane (1906)
"Fukuoka was formerly the residence of the powerful daimio of Chikuzen, and is associated with many stirring events in the history of mediaeval Japan. ..."

4. Japan as We Saw it by Mary Jane Bickersteth (1893)
"Fukuoka AND OYAMADA. .Yen'. 8.—Another lovely Sunday, and full of interest through the glimpses it gave us of the missionary work at Fukuoka. ..."

5. A Concise Dictionary of the Principal Roads, Chief Towns and Villages of by Willis Norton Whitney (1889)
"Ueki (Kumamoto) to Takase „ 4 ri 12 c/i« Boundary of Fukuoka-ken 3 r7 20 ... Miike (Fukuoka) to Omuta „ I ri — cho Nagasu (Kumamoto) 3 6 ..."

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