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Type Settlement
Usage Japanese
Scripts 霧島(Japanese Kanji) きりしま(Japanese Hiragana) キリシマ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced Pron. KEE-ṘEE-SHEE-MAH  [key]

Meaning & History

This is the name of a city which is located near the Sakurajima volcano in Kagoshima prefecture in south-western mainland Japan.

The kanji used are 霧 (bu, bou, mu, kiri) meaning "fog, mist" and 島 (tou, shima) meaning "island."
Added 6/23/2015 by m4yb3_daijirou
Edited 3/9/2020 by Mike C and m4yb3_daijirou