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Ko·be

 (kō′bē′, -bā′)
A city of southern Honshu, Japan, on Osaka Bay southwest of Kyoto. A port and manufacturing center, it was almost entirely rebuilt after World War II. The city was badly damaged by an earthquake in 1995.

Kobe

(ˈkəʊbɪ)
n
(Placename) a port in S Japan, on S Honshu on Osaka Bay: formed in 1889 by the amalgamation of Hyogo and Kobe; a major industrial complex, producing ships, steel, and rubber goods. Pop: 1 478 380 (2002 est)

Ko•be

(ˈkoʊ bi, -beɪ)

n.
a seaport on S Honshu, in S Japan. 1,413,000.
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Noun1.Kobe - a port city in Japan on Osaka Bay in southern Honshu; was damaged by an earthquake in 1995
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
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