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oʊˈsɑ kə, ˌoʊ sɑˈkɑOsa·ka

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Osakanoun

    port city on southern Honshu on Osaka Bay; a commercial and industrial center of Japan

Wiktionary

  1. Osakanoun

    a city in Honshu016B, Japan.

  2. Osakanoun

    a prefecture, Japan.

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  1. Osaka

    Osaka is a city in the Kansai region of Japan's main island of Honshu, a designated city under the Local Autonomy Law, the capital city of Osaka Prefecture and also the largest part of the Keihanshin metropolis, which comprises three major cities of Japan, Kyoto, Osaka and Kobe. Located at the mouth of the Yodo River on Osaka Bay, Osaka is Japan's third largest city by population after Tokyo and Yokohama. Keihanshin is the second largest metropolitan area in Japan by population and one of the largest metropolitan areas highly ranked in the world, with nearly 19 million people, and by GDP the second largest area in Japan and the seventh largest area in the world. Historically the commercial center of Japan, Osaka functions as one of the command centers for the Japanese economy. The ratio between daytime and night time population is 141%, the highest in Japan, highlighting its status as an economic center. Its nighttime population is 2.6 million, the third in the country, but in daytime the population surges to 3.7 million, second only after Tokyo. Osaka used to be referred to as the "nation's kitchen" in feudal Edo period because it was the centre of trading for rice, creating the first modern futures exchange market in the world.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Osaka in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Osaka in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Osaka in a Sentence

  1. Roger Federer:

    It showed both personalities from both players, in a way also tennis won on the night, not just Osaka. Also Coco, the way she handled herself anyway. Its incredible at 15. I cant even think being so well-behaved at 15.

  2. Teruko Nishiguchi:

    At the office, my Osaka (Kansai) colleague made fun of another colleague from Chiba (Kanto) who is bald, he joked, 'Where is your hair? So bald!' and that shocked the bald guy.

  3. Shigeru Kaneko:

    I remember riding the train in Osaka and on the window was a sign that read: 'Be careful of cutting your finger,' i thought maybe there were a lot of gangs in Kansai.

  4. The Commerce ministry Gao:

    Trade teams from both sides, according to the consensus reached at Osaka by leaders from both countries, will restart economic and trade negotiations on the basis of equality and mutual respect, china believes that both sides can find a way to resolve the issue if each other's reasonable concerns are taken into consideration through a dialogue of equals.

  5. Ayako Sera:

    The worry is whether this trend can continue, it is necessary to pay attention to whether reduced demand is putting downward pressure on future output as a state of emergency has been declared in Tokyo and Osaka.

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