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English Reference for shima (しま)

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Kana
しま
shima
Definitions
  1. noun island
  2. usually kana territory (of a prostitute, organized crime gang, etc.), turf
Example sentences
About this time of the year typhoons visit the island
Captain Cook discovered those islands
They built a small village on an island
The island showed black in the moonlight
The small island looked like a tortoise from a distance
Japan is an island country, and it consists of four main islands
Japan consists of four main islands
Tourists take over this island in the summer
This island belonged to France in the 19th century
The island is very easy to reach
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