Kyushu

geographical name
Kyu·​shu | \ ˈkyü-(ˌ)shü How to pronounce Kyushu (audio) \

Definition of Kyushu

island that is the southernmost of the four major islands of Japan and is located in the Pacific south of the western end of Honshu area over 16,200 square miles (41,958 square kilometers), population 13,445,561

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