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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The office of a high official; The district administered by a high official (as in France or Japan or the Roman Empire).

Usage examples (38)
  • Many family names were connected to some certain prefecture (jun) respectively during the early medieval ages.
  • The prefecture is a nice, old-fashioned house, in the centre of the town, with a big garden.
  • The plain is Japan's largest wild crane wintering site, and the prefecture is the nation's top poultry-raising area.
  • Luapula to the source of the Lualaba, the eastern and southern boundary of the prefecture is the Congo-Rhodesian frontier. for more
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