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ˌoʊ kəˈnaʊ wə, -ˈnɑ wəOk·i·nawa

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Okinawa(noun)

    the largest island of the central Ryukyu Islands

  2. Okinawa, Okinawa campaign(noun)

    a campaign in the closing days of World War II in the Pacific (April to June 1945); in savage close-quarter fighting United States marines and regular army troops took the island from the Japanese; considered the greatest victory of the Pacific campaign for the Americans


  1. Okinawa(ProperNoun)

    A prefecture of Japan

  2. Okinawa(ProperNoun)

    A city in the Okinawa prefecture


  1. Okinawa

    Okinawa is the second-largest city in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, following Naha, the capital city. It is located in the central part of the island of Okinawa, about 20 kilometres north of Naha. As of December 2012, the city has an estimated population of 138,431 and a density of 2625.12 persons per km². The total area is 49.00 km².

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How to say Okinawa in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Okinawa in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Okinawa in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Okinawa in a Sentence

  1. Alice Ammerman:

    The Okinawa diet is a lot of vegetables, rice and fish.

  2. Shigenori Tsuhako:

    Japan is part of Japan and when you hurt your little finger the whole body feels pain. I want Abe to feel Okinawa's pain.

  3. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe:

    The people of Okinawa are bearing a heavy burden for security with the concentration of U.S. bases, we will continue to make every effort to lighten your burden.

  4. United States:

    The base issue is tied to all of our other problems but we don't want to just limit the discussion to the United States military presence, we need to open up a dialogue about Okinawa's future.

  5. Tomoaki Iwai:

    The central government always just talks about security and the U.S.-Japan alliance, giving the sense they aren't thinking seriously about Okinawa's benefit, there is a sense of money being used as a sweetener.

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