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
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The ambassador was on a tour of Hokkaido, June 13-15, along with ambassadors of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries upon invitation of Governor of Hokkaido, Harumi Takahashi.
Japan Airlines (JAL) announced the launch of Hokkaido Campaign on its overseas website (www.
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.
The chance to own land in Japan's beautiful mountain wilderness of Hokkaido has proved a real draw for moneyed Chinese, but there are local fears over what some see as a land grab targeting forests and water sources.
Suzuki, who was a state minister in charge of Hokkaido and Okinawa development from 1997 to 1998, would be banned from running for election for a public post for five years after completing his sentence.
Hokkaido Broadcasting Company ("HBC") launched its English website to provide G8 Summit related news videos and archives that have been produced since spring 2007 when the town of Toyako was elected as the official venue.
HOKKAIDO, Japan, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Hokkaido Broadcasting Company ("HBC") launched its English website to provide G8 Summit related news videos and archives that have been produced since spring 2007 when the town of Toyako was elected as the official venue.
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