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ˌyoʊ kəˈhɑ məyoko·hama

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Yokohamanoun

    port city on southeastern Honshu in central Japan

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  1. Yokohamanoun

    A city in Honshu, Japan.

Wikipedia

  1. Yokohama

    Yokohama (Japanese: 横浜, pronounced [jokohama] (listen)) is the second-largest city in Japan by population and the most populous municipality of Japan. It is the capital city and the most populous city in Kanagawa Prefecture, with a 2020 population of 3.8 million. It lies on Tokyo Bay, south of Tokyo, in the Kantō region of the main island of Honshu. Yokohama is also the major economic, cultural, and commercial hub of the Greater Tokyo Area along the Keihin Industrial Zone. Yokohama was one of the cities to open for trade with the West following the 1859 end of the policy of seclusion and has since been known as a cosmopolitan port city, after Kobe opened in 1853. Yokohama is the home of many Japan's firsts in the Meiji period, including the first foreign trading port and Chinatown (1859), European-style sport venues (1860s), English-language newspaper (1861), confectionery and beer manufacturing (1865), daily newspaper (1870), gas-powered street lamps (1870s), railway station (1872), and power plant (1882). Yokohama developed rapidly as Japan's prominent port city following the end of Japan's relative isolation in the mid-19th century and is today one of its major ports along with Kobe, Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka, Tokyo and Chiba. Yokohama is classified as a Large-Port Metropolis.Yokohama is the largest port city and high tech industrial hub in the Greater Tokyo Area and the Kantō region. The city proper is headquarters to companies such as Isuzu, Nissan, JVCKenwood, Keikyu, Koei Tecmo, Sotetsu, Salesforce Japan and Bank of Yokohama. Famous landmarks in Yokohama include Minato Mirai 21, Nippon Maru Memorial Park, Yokohama Chinatown, Motomachi Shopping Street, Yokohama Marine Tower, Yamashita Park, and Ōsanbashi Pier.

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  1. yokohama

    Yokohama is the second-largest city in Japan, located on Tokyo Bay in the Kanto region of the main island of Honshu. It is a major commercial hub of the Greater Tokyo Area and is known for its stunning skyline, beautiful parks, and several attractions including the Landmark Tower, the Yokohama Chinatown, and the Sankeien Garden among others. It is also a prominent port city with significant international trade and maritime activities.

Wikidata

  1. Yokohama

    Yokohama is the capital city of Kanagawa Prefecture and the second largest city in Japan by population after Tokyo and most populous municipality of Japan. It lies on Tokyo Bay, south of Tokyo, in the Kantō region of the main island of Honshu. It is a major commercial hub of the Greater Tokyo Area. Yokohama's population of 3.7 million makes it Japan's largest incorporated city. Yokohama had been the world's largest suburb until the formation of New Taipei. Yokohama developed rapidly as Japan's prominent port city following the end of Japan's relative isolation in the mid-19th century, and is today one of its major ports along with Kobe, Osaka, Nagoya, Hakata, Tokyo, and Chiba.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Yokohama

    principal port of entry of Japan, 18 m. SW. of Tokyo (q. v.), situated in a spacious bay, the centre of trade with the West and the head-quarters of foreign trade generally; foreigners are numerous, and the exports include silk, tea, cotton, flax, tobacco, &c.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Yokohama

    Japanese for “Cross Shore.”

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Yokohama in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Yokohama in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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