Nagoya

== History == === Etymology === The city`s name was historically written as 那古野 or 名護屋 (both read as Nagoya). One possible etymology for the city`s name is the adjective nagoyaka, meaning `peaceful`. The name Chūkyō (中京) is also used (chū (middle) + kyō (capital)), since it is the main city of the central Chūbu region. Var...
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Nagoya

noun an industrial city in southern Honshu
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Nagoya

capital of Aichi ken (prefecture), central Honshu, Japan, and one of the country`s leading industrial cities. It is located at the head of Ise Bay.[3 related articles]
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Nagoya

Industrial seaport, seat of Aichi prefecture, and capital of the Chubu region, Honshu island, Japan; population (2000 est) 2,152,200. Situated at the head of Ise Bay, 260 km/162 mi west of Tokyo and 140 km/87 mi east of Osaka, Nagoya is the fourth-largest city of Japan and is a major port. Manufactured products include cars, textile...
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Nagoya

Nagoya (nä"gō'yä) , city (1990 pop. 2,154,793), capital of Aichi prefecture, central Honshu, Japan, on Ise Bay. A major port, transportation hub, and industrial center, it has iron- and steelworks, textile mills, aircraft factories, automotive works, and chemical, plastics, e...
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Nagoya

[n] - an industrial city in central Japan on southern Honshu
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