1. a seaport on W Kyushu, in SW Japan: second military use of the atomic bomb August 9, 1945.


  1. a port in SW Japan, on W Kyushu: almost completely destroyed in 1945 by the second atomic bomb dropped on Japan by the US; shipbuilding industry. Pop: 419 901 (2002 est)

Japanese city, named for its situation, from naga “long” + saki “headland, promontory.” City in southern Japan; one of Japan’s leading ports and shipbuilding centers.

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