Associations to the word «Okinawa»
OKINAWA, proper noun. A prefecture of Japan
OKINAWA, proper noun. A city in the Okinawa prefecture
OKINAWA DIET, noun. A weight-loss diet based on the eating habits of the indigenous people of the Ryukyu Islands.
OKINAWA RAIL, noun. A species of rail, Gallirallus okinawae, endemic to Okinawa Island in Japan.
OKINAWA, noun. The largest island of the central Ryukyu Islands.
OKINAWA, noun. A campaign in the closing days of World War II in the Pacific (April to June 1945); in savage close-quarter fighting United States marines and regular army troops took the island from the Japanese; considered the greatest victory of the Pacific campaign for the Americans.
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