Definition of Okinawa
1 island group of Japan in the central Ryukyu Islands; largest city Naha ◆Okinawa was occupied by the U.S. 1945–1972.
2 island in the Okinawa group that is the largest of the Ryuku Islands area 454 square miles (1176 square kilometers)
Okinawanplay \-ˈnä-wən, -ˈnau̇-ən\ adj or noun
OKINAWA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of Okinawa for English Language Learners
: Japanese islands in the Pacific Ocean
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