The city of Nagasaki.
Nagasaki definition by Webster's New World
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seaport on the W coast of Kyushu, Japan: partly destroyed (Aug. 9, 1945) by a U.S. atomic bomb, the second ever used in warfare: pop. 438,000
Nagasaki definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A city of western Kyushu, Japan, on Nagasaki Bay, an inlet of the East China Sea. The first Japanese port to be opened to foreign trade in the 16th century, Nagasaki was devastated by the second atomic bomb used in World War II (August 9, 1945). Population: 452,000.
Nagasaki - Cultural Definition
City in southern Japan; one of Japan's leading ports and shipbuilding centers.
- The first Japanese port to welcome Western traders in the sixteenth century, it was the only Japanese port open to the West from 1641 to 1858.
- Nagasaki became the second populated area to be devastated by an atomic bomb (see also atomic bomb), on August 9, 1945. (See also Hiroshima (see also Hiroshima).)