Kumamoto

Kumamoto

[koo-muh-moh-toh; Japanese koo-mah-maw-taw]
noun
a city on W central Kyushu, in SW Japan.
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Kumamoto (ˌkʊməˈməʊtəʊ)
 
n
a city in SW Japan, on W central Kyushu: Kumamoto Medical University (1949). Pop: 653 835 (2002 est)

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kumamoto

ken (prefecture), located in central Kyushu, Japan, facing the Amakusa Sea and including the Amakusa Archipelago. The city of Kumamoto is the prefectural capital

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