Meaning of Shimonoseki

Shi•mo•no•se•ki

Pronunciation: (shim"u-nu-sā'kē Japn. shē'mô-nô-se'kē), [key]
— n.
  1. a seaport on SW Honshu, in SW Japan: treaty ending Sino-Japanese War signed 1895. 268,964.
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