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Osaka

[oh-sah-kuh; Japanese aw-sah-kah] /oʊˈsɑ kə; Japanese ˈɔ sɑˈkɑ/
noun
1.
a city on S Honshu, in S Japan.
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  • A new bridge has been built near the town of Osaka, which can be seen with the hills and pine-trees in the distance.

    Romances of Old Japan Yei Theodora Ozaki
  • Next day, from early dawn, the streets of Osaka were full of movement and mirth.

    The Usurper Judith Gautier
  • In Osaka and other cities the ravages by fire are being taken advantage of to replace the alleys with wide streets.

  • The advance-guard of the enemy had been seen at Soumiossi; that is, but a few leagues from Osaka.

    The Usurper Judith Gautier
  • The people, like their neighbours of Osaka, are full of manufacturing energy.

  • The fleet was taking in stores at Osaka; it was not yet ready to sail.

    The Usurper Judith Gautier
British Dictionary definitions for Osaka

Osaka

/əʊˈsɑːkə/
noun
1.
a port in S Japan, on S Honshu on Osaka Bay (an inlet of the Pacific): the third largest city in Japan (the chief commercial city during feudal times); university (1931); an industrial and commercial centre. Pop: 2 484 326 (2002 est)
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