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Noun: Hiroshima  hi'row-shi-mu or ,hi-ru'shee-mu [N. Amer], hi'ró-shi-mu or ,hi-ru'shee-mu [Brit]
  1. 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

Type of: city, metropolis, port, urban center [US], urban centre [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: Hondo, Honshu

Encyclopedia: Hiroshima, Japan