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(Placename) another name for Honshu
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(ˈhɒn doʊ)

a river flowing NE from Guatemala along the border of Belize and Mexico to the Caribbean. 150 mi. (240 km) long.
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Noun1.Hondo - the central and largest of the four main islands of JapanHondo - the central and largest of the four main islands of Japan; between the Sea of Japan and the Pacific Ocean; regarded as the Japanese mainland
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
Japanese capital, Tokio, Tokyo, Yeddo, Yedo, capital of Japan, Edo - the capital and largest city of Japan; the economic and cultural center of Japan
Nagano - a city in central Honshu to the northwest of Tokyo; site of a Buddhist shrine
Nagoya - an industrial city in southern Honshu
Omiya - a city of east central Honshu; a suburb of Tokyo
Osaka - port city on southern Honshu on Osaka Bay; a commercial and industrial center of Japan
Yokohama - port city on southeastern Honshu in central Japan
Kobe - a port city in Japan on Osaka Bay in southern Honshu; was damaged by an earthquake in 1995
Kyoto - a city in central Japan on southern Honshu; a famous cultural center that was once the capital of Japan
Hiroshima - a port city on the southwestern coast of Honshu in Japan; on August 6, 1945 Hiroshima was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area
Toyohashi - a Japanese city in southern Honshu on the Pacific shore
Toyonaki - a Japanese city in southern Honshu; main residential suburb of Osaka
Toyota - an industrial city of Japan in southern Honshu
Asama, Mount Asama - a volcano in central Honshu near Nagano; one of the largest volcanoes in Japan (8,340 feet)
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Pagotaisidro said the National Housing Authority (NHA) has offered the Vida Vista property, which has 100 housing units still unoccupied, since the lot in Barangay Rio Hondo, earlier identified as a relocation site, is still at the appraisal committee of the NHA.
The Naval Station Rio Hondo at Barangay Rio Hondo in Zamboanga City was activated on Tuesday under the operational jurisdiction of the Naval Forces Western Mindanao.
The Naval Forces Western Mindanao (NavForWem) has activated the Naval Station Rio Hondo in Zamboanga City on Tuesday as part of the ongoing capability upgrade and modernization of the Philippine Navy (PN).
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Hondo received one share of Bonanza Goldfield's newly designated series C preferred stock, which is convertible into 9.99% of the Bonanza Goldfields common shares.
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Showdown at Widow Creek has a distinctly Western flavor, as it is set during and after Welch's Annual Rodeo and Wild West Show featuring historical reenactments, rodeo events, and an exhibition of the Welch family's prize-winning horse Hondo. When the Hardy Boys stop an attempt to steal Hondo, they are "roped into" helping the cattle drive back to the Welch family dude ranch.
I am old and tired, I want to go back to Laud-Laud in Rio Hondo, the 52-year-old Causain said, referring to the sitio in another barangay.
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