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Shi·ko·ku

 (shē-kô′ko͞o, shē′kô-ko͞o′)
An island of southern Japan between southwest Honshu and eastern Kyushu. It was held by various feudal families from early times until c. 1600, when it was united under a single daimyo.
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Shikoku

(ˈʃiːkəʊˌkuː)
n
(Placename) the smallest of the four main islands of Japan, separated from Honshu by the Inland Sea: forested and mountainous. Pop: 4 137 000 (2002 est). Area: 17 759 sq km (6857 sq miles)
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Shi•ko•ku

(ˈʃi kɔˌku)

n.
an island in SW Japan, S of Honshu. 7249 sq. mi. (18,775 sq. km).
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Noun1.Shikoku - the smallest of the four main islands of JapanShikoku - the smallest of the four main islands of Japan; to the south of Honshu and to the east of Kyushu; separated from Honshu by the Inland Sea; forested and mountainous
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
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Japan's west covers the business hub of Osaka and the ancient city of Kyoto as well as Kyushu and Shikoku, Japan's third- and fourth-largest islands.
A museum on the island of Shikoku, Japan, hugs the contours of its mountain site and celebrates the organic through form, materials and contents.