Associations to the word «Hiroshima»

Wiktionary

HIROSHIMA, proper noun. A city in Honshu, Japan, devastated by the first atomic bomb dropped in warfare on August 6, 1945.
HIROSHIMA, proper noun. (figuratively) catastrophe.

Dictionary definition

HIROSHIMA, noun. A port city on the southwestern coast of Honshu in Japan; on August 6, 1945 Hiroshima was almost completely destroyed by the first atomic bomb dropped on a populated area.

Wise words

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John Locke