Hokkaido


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Hok·kai·do

 (hŏ-kī′dō, hô′kī-dō′)
An island of Japan north of Honshu. The second largest of the Japanese islands, Hokkaido was inhabited by the Ainu people before being settled by Japan in the medieval period (c. 1600).

Hokkaido

(hɒˈkaɪdəʊ)
n
(Placename) the second largest and northernmost of the four main islands of Japan, separated from Honshu by the Tsugaru Strait and from the island of Sakhalin, Russia, by La Pérouse Strait: constitutes an autonomous administrative division. Capital: Sapporo. Pop: 5 670 000 (2002 est). Area: 78 508 sq km (30 312 sq miles)

Hok•kai•do

(hɒˈkaɪ doʊ)

n.
an island in N Japan, N of Honshu. 30,303 sq. mi. (78,485 sq. km). Formerly, Yezo.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Hokkaido - the second largest of the four main islands of JapanHokkaido - the second largest of the four main islands of Japan; to the north of Honshu
Japan, Japanese Archipelago, Japanese Islands - a string of more than 3,000 islands to the east of Asia extending 1,300 miles between the Sea of Japan and the western Pacific Ocean
Asahikawa - a city on western Hokkaido that is the center of a fertile agricultural area
Sapporo - a commercial city in northern Japan on western Hokkaido
Translations
Hokkaido
هوكايدو
Хокайдо
Hokkaidō
Hokkaidó
Hokkaido
HokkaidoHokkaidō
Hokajdo
HokkaidoHokkaidō
هوکایدو
HokkaidoHokkaidō
HokkaidoHokkaidō
הוקאידו
होक्काइडो
Hokkaido
Hokkaidó
Hokkaido
Hokkaidō
HokkaidoHokkaidō
北海道
홋카이도
Hoccaido
Hokaidas
Hokkaido
Hokkaido
Hokkaido
Hokkaido
Hokkaido
Hokkaidó
Hokaido
Хокаидо
Hokkaido
จังหวัดฮกไกโด
Hokkaido
Хоккайдо
Đảo HokkaidoĐảo HokkaidōHokkaidoHokkaidō
References in periodicals archive ?
The Japan Meteorological Agency predicted a low-pressure system to bring blizzard conditions to the island of Hokkaido, which led to the cancellation of 105 train services and dozens of flights, the Hokkaido Shimbun newspaper reported.
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Hokkaido Government yesterday to strengthen bilateral economic cooperation and assist Hong Kong and Hokkaido enterprises in exploring overseas markets.
HONG KONG, Jan 16, 2018 - (ACN Newswire) - The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Hokkaido Government yesterday to strengthen bilateral economic cooperation and assist Hong Kong and Hokkaido enterprises in exploring overseas markets.
The first project to be introduced under the new chapter is Hokkaido.
At Hakodate's Morning Market (Wakamatsucho 9-19 Hakodate, Hokkaido 040-0063), which opens at 5 or 6 a.
TOKYO, Sept 18 (KUNA) -- Powerful typhoon Talim made landfall on Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido on Monday after leaving at least two dead and three others missing the previous day, authorities said.
MHI) based in Hiroshima, has received an order for three sets of "DIAMONDSPIRIT" newspaper offset presses from The Hokkaido Shimbun Press, a newspaper company headquartered in Sapporo.
Tokyo, Oct 24, 2014 - (JCN) - Hokkaido Air System (HAC) has become a subsidiary of Japan Airlines (JAL) following the completion of qualifying transaction to hold up to 51.
TOKYO (CyHAN)- Heavy rain battered many regions in Japan Thursday, with a particularly low weather pressure system threatening to wreak havoc in northern and eastern parts of the country, causing the weather agency here to issue an emergency alert for Hokkaido.
JR Hokkaido said a cock that should have been opened to activate the emergency brake system had been shut.
Japanese ambassador Kenjiro Monji addresses the guests at the Hokkaido Fair, held at his residence yesterday.
4 struck Japan's northernmost prefecture of Hokkaido late Saturday, leading to highway closures and causing blackouts in some areas, but there were no reports of serious damage or nuclear power plant irregularities, the weather agency and local official said.