Definitions for satsumasætˈsu mə, ˈsæt sə mə
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Sat•su•masætˈsu mə, ˈsæt sə mə(n.)
a former province on S Kyushu, in SW Japan: famous for its porcelain ware.
Category: Geography (places)
satsuma, satsuma tree(noun)
a variety of mandarin orange
medium-sized largely seedless mandarin orange with thin smooth skin
A seedless and easy-peeling cultivar of mandarin orange of Japanese origin; Citrus unshiu.
Origin: From place name in Kyushu, 薩摩, Satsuma.
Satsuma is a city in Mobile County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 5,687. Known prior to 1915 as Fig Tree Island, the city was named after the Satsuma orange, which was successfully cultivated and grown in Alabama starting in 1878, a gift from Meiji Japan. Satsuma is a part of the Mobile metropolitan statistical area.
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