Iwo Jima

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From now-archaic Japanese 硫黄島 (iwōjima).

Spacing is inconsistent. Also commonly found as “Iwojima” or as “Iwo-Jima” with a hyphen.

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Iwo Jima

  1. A volcanic island in Japan’s Ogasawara Islands chain, officially called Iōtō in Japanese.
    In June, 2007, the Japanese government officially changed the name to Iōtō, apparently restoring the previous reading.
  2. A volcanic island located in the Satsunan Shoto, an island group south of Kyushu in Kagoshima Prefecture. Also known as Satsuma Iojima.
    This island is still known as Iōjima in Japanese.
  3. A decisive battle during World War II.



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Proper noun[edit]

Iwo Jima f

  1. Iwo Jima (an island in Japan)