(redirected from Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi)
Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


 (shĭm′ə-nō-sĕk′ē, shē′mô-nô-)
A city of extreme southwest Honshu, Japan, on Korea Strait. The treaty ending the Sino-Japanese War was signed here on April 17, 1895.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.


(Placename) a port in SW Japan, on SW Honshu: scene of the peace treaty (1895) ending the Sino-Japanese War; a heavy industrial centre. Pop: 246 924 (2002 est)
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014


(ˌʃɪm ə nəˈseɪ ki)

a seaport on SW Honshu, in SW Japan. 263,000.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
1 delicacy of Shunpanro restaurant in Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi, known as the "Fugu Capital" of Japan.
Marine Corps plans to conduct test flights of its MV-22 Osprey transport planes over waters in the Sea of Japan off Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Prefecture, later this month, Japanese Defense Ministry sources said Friday.
On Wednesday morning, a Bank of Japan Policy Board member, Ryuzo Miyao, said in his speech in Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Prefecture, the risk of a prolonged global economic slowdown has increased but market players shrugged off his speech, according to Ino.
SHIMONOSEKI, Japan - A 6-year-old girl was found unconscious in a ditch near her apartment in Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Sunday morning, and was later confirmed dead at a hospital, police said.
The cheapest one-way adult fare is 8,000 yen, cheaper than fares offered by other companies linking Busan with Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Prefecture or Hakata, Fukuoka Prefecture.
The move follows a case in early September in which smoke issued from a unit in Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Prefecture, JVC said.
announced earlier this month that it had fabricated similar data for its thermal power plant in Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Prefecture.
said Wednesday its joint company with two other Japanese and one Chinese shipping firms will launch a ferry service between Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Prefecture in western Japan, and Shanghai, China, as early as in mid-June.
In its annual conference May 20-24 in Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Prefecture, the 48-member body voted down a U.S.-Russian proposal to renew the five-year quota for a total of 280 bowheads for Inuit and far-east Russian native peoples to hunt for dietary reasons.
KITAKYUSHU, Japan - Yamaguchi Bank said Thursday it was ordered to pay 100,000 yuan, or around 1.3 million yen, in penalties to the Chinese foreign exchange regulator for erroneously omitting its profits at its Chinese branch from its reports to the headquarters in Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Prefecture.
The group for the mass was set up after Cho Kenji, a 66-year-old Korean-Japanese in Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Prefecture, who is studying the history of San Lorenzo Church, called Christian groups in Nagasaki to organize the memorial event.
YAMAGUCHI, Japan - A trader and his wife in Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Prefecture, were arrested Tuesday on suspicion of illegally exporting cosmetics to North Korea despite a ban on the export of ''luxury'' items to the country, police said.