Hiroshima meaning

hîrə-shēmə, hĭ-rōshə-mə
A city of southwest Honshu, Japan, on the Inland Sea west of Osaka. The city was destroyed in World War II when an American airplane dropped the first atomic bomb ever used in warfare (August 6, 1945). The rebuilt city is an important commercial and industrial center.
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(place) Seaport in SW Honshu, Japan, on the Inland Sea: largely destroyed (Aug. 6, 1945) by a U.S. atomic bomb, the first ever used in warfare.
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(figuratively) Catastrophe.
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A city in Honshu, Japan, devastated by the first atomic bomb dropped in warfare on August 6, 1945.
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