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HONDO (noun)
  The noun HONDO has 1 sense:

1. the central and largest of the four main islands of Japan; between the Sea of Japan and the Pacific Ocean; regarded as the Japanese mainland

  Familiarity information: HONDO used as a noun is very rare.

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HONDO (noun)

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The central and largest of the four main islands of Japan; between the Sea of Japan and the Pacific Ocean; regarded as the Japanese mainland

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Nouns denoting spatial position


Hondo; Honshu

Instance hypernyms:

island (a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water)

Meronyms (parts of "Hondo"):

Asama; Mount Asama (a volcano in central Honshu near Nagano; one of the largest volcanoes in Japan (8,340 feet))

Toyota (an industrial city of Japan in southern Honshu)

Toyonaki (a Japanese city in southern Honshu; main residential suburb of Osaka)

Toyohashi (a Japanese city in southern Honshu on the Pacific shore)

Hiroshima (a port city on the southwestern coast of Honshu in Japan; on August 6, 1945 Hiroshima was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area)

Kyoto (a city in central Japan on southern Honshu; a famous cultural center that was once the capital of Japan)

Kobe (a port city in Japan on Osaka Bay in southern Honshu; was damaged by an earthquake in 1995)

Yokohama (port city on southeastern Honshu in central Japan)

Osaka (port city on southern Honshu on Osaka Bay; a commercial and industrial center of Japan)

Omiya (a city of east central Honshu; a suburb of Tokyo)

Nagoya (an industrial city in southern Honshu)

Nagano (a city in central Honshu northwest of Tokyo; site of a Buddhist shrine)

capital of Japan; Edo; Japanese capital; Tokio; Tokyo; Yeddo; Yedo (the capital and largest city of Japan; the economic and cultural center of Japan)

Holonyms ("Hondo" is a part of...):

Japan; Japanese Archipelago; Japanese Islands (a string of more than 3,000 islands east of Asia extending 1,300 miles between the Sea of Japan and the western Pacific Ocean)

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