follow Dictionary.com

8 Wintry Words to Defrost Your Vocabulary

Honshu

[hon-shoo; Japanese hawn-shoo] /ˈhɒn ʃu; Japanese ˈhɔn ʃu/
noun
1.
an island in central Japan: chief island of the country. 88,851 sq. mi. (230,124 sq. km).
Also called Hondo.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for Honshu

Honshu

/ˈhɒnʃuː/
noun
1.
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) Also called Hondo
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Honshu

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Honshu

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for honshu