Wakayama

geographical name
Wa·​ka·​ya·​ma | \ ˌwä-kä-ˈyä-mä How to pronounce Wakayama (audio) \

Definition of Wakayama

city and port on the Inland Sea in southwestern Honshu, Japan population 386,551

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