Honshu [hon-shoo; Japanese hawn-shoo] Examples noun
- an island in central Japan: chief island of the country. 88,851 sq. mi. (230,124 sq. km).
Also called. Examples from the Web for honshu Contemporary Examples of honshu
Shinjiro Torii built the first whisky distillery in Japan in 1923 at Yamazaki on the island of Honshu.
November 16, 2014
Historical Examples of honshu
The Takahashis went on a three weeks vacation to the south coast of Honshu, and all was peaceful, externally at least.
John Scott Campbell
British Dictionary definitions for honshu Honshu noun
- 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