Sentence Examples

  • It is very nearly the shortest route, great circle sailing, from Panama to Yokohama and Hongkong; the Panama Canal will shorten the sea route from Liverpool and Hamburg by about 5500 m.
  • (Yokohama, 1880-1895); Bollettino della Societ y Sismologica Italiana, vols.
  • YOKOHAMA, a seaport of Japan on the W.
  • In 1859, when the neighbouring town of Kanagawa was opened to foreigners under the treaty with the United States, Yokohama was an insignificant fishing village; and notwithstanding the protests of the foreign representatives the Japanese government shortly afterwards chose the latter place as the settlement instead of Kanagawa.
  • The railway connecting Yokohama with Tokyo was the first in Japan, and was constructed in 1872.

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