[koh-bee; Japanese kaw-bee] /ˈkoʊ bi; Japanese ˈkɔˈbi/

a seaport on S Honshu, in S Japan.
a port in S Japan, on S Honshu on Osaka Bay: formed in 1889 by the amalgamation of Hyogo and Kobe; a major industrial complex, producing ships, steel, and rubber goods. Pop: 1 478 380 (2002 est)

type of fine beef, named for the region in Japan where it is raised, from Japanese ko “god” + he “house.”


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