Hiroshima

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /hɪ(ə)ˈɹɒʃɪmə/, /hɪ(ə)ɹəˈʃiːmə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /hɪˈɹoʊʃɪmə/, /hɪɹoʊˈʃiːmə/

Proper noun[edit]

Hiroshima

  1. A prefecture in southwestern Honshu, Japan.
  2. The capital city of Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. It was the target of the first atomic bomb dropped in warfare on August 6, 1945.
  3. (figurative) catastrophe.
    • 2011 April, Michael Joseph Gross, “A Declaration of Cyber-War”, Vanity Fair:
    Stuxnet is the Hiroshima of cyber-war.
  4. The 1945 atomic bombing of the city of the same name.
    • 2004, Stuart Beattie, Collateral, DreamWorks Pictures:
      VINCENT: Tens of thousands killed before sundown; nobody's killed people that fast since Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Translations[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

Hiroshima

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ひろしま

Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Hiroshima f

  1. Hiroshima (a prefecture in southwestern Honshu, Japan)
  2. Hiroshima (the capital city of Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan)