Okinawa
geographical name 1. island group Japan in central Ryukyu Islands; largest city Naha; occupied by the United States 1945-1972 2. island in the group; largest in the Ryukyus area 454 square miles (1176 square kilometers) • Okinawan adjective or noun

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  • Okinawa — se puede referir a: La prefectura de Okinawa, una prefectura japonesa. La isla de Okinawa, la mayor isla de la prefectura y de las islas Ryukyu. La ciudad de Okinawa, segunda ciudad en importancia en la prefectura. La batalla de Okinawa, ocurrida …   Wikipedia Español

  • Okinawa — prop. n. 1. the largest island of the central Ryukyu Islands. [WordNet 1.5] 2. A campaign in the closing days of World War II in the Pacific (April June 1945); in savage close quarter fighting US marines and regular army troops took the island… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Okinawa — (沖縄) es la mayor isla del archipiélago Ryukyu, que se encuentra al sur de la isla mayor del Japón. Es una de las 47 prefecturas de Japón y su capital es Naha. Los habitantes de Okinawa tienen una lengua propia que llaman Uchinaguchi, hablada… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Okinawa — principale île de l archipel japonais des Ryûkyû. Le ken d Okinawa (2 264 km²; 1 222 000 hab.) a pour ch. l. Naha. En 1945, durs combats entre Américains et Japonais …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Okinawa — (Groß Liukiu), Hauptinsel und Ken der japan. Liukiugruppe, s. Liukiu und Naba …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Okinawa — largest of the Ryuku island chain, Japanese, lit. rope on the sea. Related: Okinawan …   Etymology dictionary

  • Okinawa — (izg. okináva) ž DEFINICIJA geogr. japanski otok u Tihom oceanu, 600 km JZ od velikih japanskih otoka; teškim i krvavim borbama za otok SAD prvi puta osvojile japanski teritorij (lipanj 1945) …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Okinawa — [ō΄kə nä′wə] largest island of the Ryukyus, in the W Pacific northeast of Taiwan: 454 sq mi (1,176 sq km); chief city, Naha Okinawan adj., n …   English World dictionary

  • Okinawa — Karte Basisdaten Verwaltungssitz: Naha Region: Kyūshū …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Okinawa — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Okinawa (沖縄, Okinawa? …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Okinawa — Okinawan, adj., n. /oh keuh now weuh, nah weuh/; Japn. /aw kee nah wah/, n. the largest of the Ryukyu Islands, in the N Pacific, SW of Japan: taken by U.S. forces April June 1945 in the last major amphibious campaign of World War II. 748,632; 544 …   Universalium

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