Definition of Okinawa
1 island group Japan in cen Ryukyu Islands; largest city Naha; occupied by the United States 1945–1972
2 island in the group; largest in the Ryukyus area 454 square miles (1176 square kilometers)
Okinawanplay \-ˈnä-wən, -ˈnau̇-ən\ adjective or noun
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