HyperDic: honshu

English > 1 sense of the word Honshu:
NOUNlocationHonshu, Hondothe central and largest of the four main islands of Japan
Honshu > pronunciation
Soundshhaa'nshuw
Rhymescashew ... tissue: 13 rhymes with shuw...
English > Honshu: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningThe central and largest of the four main islands of Japan; between the Sea of Japan and the Pacific Ocean; regarded as the Japanese mainland.
SynonymHondo
Instance ofislandA land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water
Part ofJapan, Japanese Islands, Japanese ArchipelagoA 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
PartsAsama, Mount AsamaA volcano in central Honshu near Nagano
HiroshimaA port city on the southwestern coast of Honshu in Japan
KobeA port city in Japan on Osaka Bay in southern Honshu
KyotoA city in central Japan on southern Honshu
NaganoA city in central Honshu to the northwest of Tokyo
NagoyaAn industrial city in southern Honshu
OmiyaA city of east central Honshu
Osakaport city on southern Honshu on Osaka Bay
Tokyo, Tokio, Yeddo, Yedo, Edo, Japanese capital, capital of JapanThe capital and largest city of Japan
ToyohashiA Japanese city in southern Honshu on the Pacific shore
ToyonakiA Japanese city in southern Honshu
ToyotaAn industrial city of Japan in southern Honshu
Yokohamaport city on southeastern Honshu in central Japan
SpanishHonshu
CatalanHonshu

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