Hokkaido

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geographical name Hok·kai·do \hȯ-ˈkī-(ˌ)dō\

Definition of Hokkaido

  1. island N Japan N of Honshu area with adjacent small islands 30,313 square miles (78,511 square kilometers), pop 5,683,062

Variants of hokkaido

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Yezo

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HOKKAIDO Defined for English Language Learners

Hokkaido

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geographical name Hok·kai·do \hȯ-ˈkī-(ˌ)dō\

Definition of Hokkaido for English Language Learners

  • : island of Japan


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