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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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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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In one case in Nagano, Nagano Prefecture, an elderly person broke a wrist bone.
Since becoming an assistant language teacher (ALT) at Nishi High School in Nagano, Nagano Prefecture in 1999, David Hathaway, who is blind, has impressed his Japanese colleagues and students with his love of teaching and dispelled some of the ingrained prejudice against disabled people.
The closed stores are those in Nagano, Nagano Prefecture, Kisarazu, Chiba Prefecture, and Tama in the outlying area of Tokyo.