Akita

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noun Aki·ta \ə-ˈkē-tə, ä-\

Definition of Akita

  1. :  any of a breed of large muscular dogs of Japanese origin

Origin and Etymology of akita

from Akita, Japan


Akita

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geographical name Aki·ta \ä-ˈkē-tä, ˈä-kē-ˌtä\

Definition of Akita

  1. city and port on the Sea of Japan in northern Honshu, Japan population 317,625


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