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 (yō′kə-hä′mə, yô′kô-hä′mä)
A city of southeast Honshu, Japan, on the western shore of Tokyo Bay. Almost entirely destroyed by an earthquake and fire in 1923, it was quickly rebuilt and modernized and is now a leading port and industrial center.


(Placename) a port in central Japan, on SE Honshu on Tokyo Bay: a major port and the country's second largest city situated in the largest and most populous industrial region of Japan. Pop: 3 433 612 (2002 est)


(ˌyoʊ kəˈhɑ mə)

a seaport on SE Honshu, in central Japan, on Tokyo Bay. 3,256,000.
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Noun1.Yokohama - port city on southeastern Honshu in central Japan
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