Honshu

play
geographical name Hon·shu \ ˈhän-(ˌ)shü , ˈhȯn- \
variants: or Hondo play \-(ˌ)dō\

Definition of Honshu

island of Japan; chief island of the group area 86,246 square miles (223,377 square kilometers), population 100,254,208

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