A city of southern Honshu, Japan, on Osaka Bay southwest of Kyoto. A port and manufacturing center, it was almost entirely rebuilt after World War II. The city was badly damaged by an earthquake in 1995.
(place) Seaport on the S coast of Honshu, Japan, on the Inland Sea.
Origin of kobe
- From Japanese 神戸 (こうべ, Kōbe).