Hiroshima

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /hɪəˈɹɒʃɪmə/, /hɪəɹəˈʃiːmə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /həˈɹoʊʃɪmə/, /hiːɹoʊˈʃiːmə/

Proper noun[edit]

Hiroshima

  1. A city in Honshu, Japan. It was the target of the first atomic bomb dropped in warfare on August 6, 1945.
  2. (figuratively) catastrophe.
    • 2011 April, Michael Joseph Gross, “A Declaration of Cyber-War”, Vanity Fair:
    Stuxnet is the Hiroshima of cyber-war.
  3. 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.

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

Hiroshima

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ひろしま

Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Hiroshima f

  1. Hiroshima (a city and prefecture of Chūgoku, Japan)