Definition of Omiya

1. Noun. A city of east central Honshu; a suburb of Tokyo.

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



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Omiya

Omani rial
Omanis
Omar
Omar Bradley
Omar Khayyam
Omar Nelson Bradley
Omayyad
Ombredanne
Omdurman
Omega-amidase
Omega Centauri
Omenn
Omenn's syndrome
Omid
Omiya
Omkaar
Ommaya
Ommiad
Omnipotent
Omniscient
Omomyid
Omomyid group
Omotic
Omphalopsychite
Omphalopsychites
Omphalotus
Omphalotus illudens
Omsk
Omsk haemorrhagic fever

Literary usage of Omiya

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1. Vacation Days in Hawaii and Japan by Charles Maus Taylor (1898)
"A journey to the interior—Outfit—At the station—Country people— omiya — Second-class ... We intend going by rail from Nikko to omiya, Mae-bashi, Karni-sawa, ..."

2. Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan by Asiatic Society of Japan (1893)
"SECOND SECTION : omiya-SHIRAKAWA : 97 MILES. This line branches off ut omiya Station on the Maebashi line, 17 miles from Tokyo, and striking the great north ..."

3. A Handbook for Travellers in Japan Including the Whole Empire from Saghalien by John Murray (Firm), Basil Hall Chamberlain, W. B. Mason (1907)
"Narrow valleys leading up to various low passes are entered, where mountain, rock, forest, and river give a charm to the scene. omiya (Inn, Kado-ya) stands ..."

4. A Handbook for Travellers in Japan: Including the Whole Empire from Yezo to by Basil Hall Chamberlain, W. B. Mason, John Murray (Firm) (1901)
"Narrow valleys leading up to various low passes are entered, where mountain, rock, forest, and river give a charm to the scene. omiya (Inn, Kado-ya) stands ..."

5. Terry's Japanese Empire by Thomas Philip Terry (1914)
"A lateral line goes from omiya to (3 M.) Suzukawa. The shallow but turbulent Fuji River (one of the largest on the line) is now crossed on a 9-span steel ..."

6. Every-day Japan by Arthur Lloyd (1909)
"Of these about 3000 live in Urawa, 3560 in omiya, the rest in the adjacent country. ... At omiya, besides the railway works, there is a fine temple which is ..."

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