Honshu

Honshu

[hon-shoo; Japanese hawn-shoo]
noun
an island in central Japan: chief island of the country. 88,851 sq. mi. (230,124 sq. km).
Also called Hondo.
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Honshu (ˈhɒnʃuː)
 
n
Also called: Hondo the largest of the four main islands of Japan, between the Pacific and the Sea of Japan; regarded as the Japanese mainland; includes a number of offshore islands and contains most of the main cities. Pop: 102 324 961 (2000). Area: 230 448 sq km (88 976 sq miles)

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