Akita

noun
Aki·​ta | \ ə-ˈkē-tə How to pronounce Akita (audio) , ä- \

Definition of Akita

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

Akita

geographical name
Aki·​ta | \ ä-ˈkē-tä How to pronounce Akita (audio) , ˈä-kē-ˌtä \

Definition of Akita (Entry 2 of 2)

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

First Known Use of Akita

Noun

1928, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Akita

Noun

from Akita, Japan

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“Akita.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Akita. Accessed 25 May. 2020.

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