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ˌhɪər oʊˈʃi mə, hɪˈroʊ ʃə məHiroshi·ma

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Hiroshima(noun)

    a port city on the southwestern coast of Honshu in Japan; on August 6, 1945 Hiroshima was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area


  1. Hiroshima(ProperNoun)

    A city in Honshu, Japan, devastated by the first atomic bomb dropped in warfare on August 6, 1945.

  2. Hiroshima(ProperNoun)



  1. Hiroshima

    Hiroshima is the capital of Hiroshima Prefecture, and the largest city in the Chūgoku region of western Honshu, the largest island of Japan. It is best known as the first city in history to be targeted by a nuclear weapon when the United States Army Air Forces dropped an atomic bomb on it at 8:15 a.m. on August 6, 1945, near the end of World War II. Its name 広島 means "Wide Island". Hiroshima gained city status on April 1, 1889. On April 1, 1980, Hiroshima became a designated city. Kazumi Matsui has been the city's mayor since April 2011.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hiroshima in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hiroshima in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Hiroshima in a Sentence

  1. Shigeaki Mori:

    We should learn from the loss of lives in Hiroshima ... If war continues, people will suffer.

  2. Miko Uno:

    No one talks about it, hiroshima represents peace today, added Amber Whaley, Amber Whaley, the daughter of a U.S. Marine and a Japanese woman.

  3. Ismail Kowsari:

    Who are you and America to tell us to limit the range of ballistic missiles? history has shown that with the attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki America is the top criminal with regard to missiles.

  4. Kazumi Matsui:

    I once again urge the leaders of all nations to visit the A-bombed cities, as President Obama confirmed in Hiroshima, such visits will surely etch the reality of the atomic bombings in each heart.

  5. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe:

    We must not have the tragic experience of Hiroshima and Nagasaki 71 years ago repeat itself, it is the responsibility of those of us who live in the present to keep on working without cease toward that aim.

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