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 (nä-gä′nō, nä′gä-nō′)
A city of central Honshu, Japan, northwest of Tokyo. It is a religious center in a silk-producing region.
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(Placename) a city in central Japan, on central Honshu: Buddhist shrine; two universities. Pop: 359 045 (2002 est)
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(nəˈgɑ nɔ)

a city on central Honshu, in central Japan. 347,000.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Nagano - a city in central Honshu to the northwest of TokyoNagano - a city in central Honshu to the northwest of Tokyo; site of a Buddhist shrine
Hondo, Honshu - 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
Nihon, Nippon, Japan - a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building
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