Hokkaido

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

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Definition of Hokkaido

  1. island of Japan north of Honshu and northernmost of Japan's four main islands area (including adjacent small islands) 30,313 square miles (78,511 square kilometers), population 5,506,419


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Hokkaido

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geographical name

Definition of Hokkaido for English Language Learners

  • : island of Japan


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