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Nagano (nəˈɡɑːnəʊ Pronunciation for Nagano



  1. a city in central Japan, on central Honshu: Buddhist shrine; two universities. Pop: 359 045 (2002 est)

Example Sentences Including 'Nagano'

Almost 1,200 athletes in 45 teams from around the world are battling it out in seven sports at seven top venues in the Nagano region.
Sun, News of the World (2005)
Chatterji chose Mother -- and won a ringside seat at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano , Japan.
India Today (1997)
He is a 10-time British champion but on his Olympic debut in Nagano in 1998 he missed a gate and was disqualified.
Sun, News of the World (2002)
He was credited with helping Japan becoming the host of the Winter Olympics in Nagano.
Courier, Sunday Mail (2005)
In March 1994 Kent Nagano conducted Dexter's production of Poulenc's Carmelites, with Dawn Upshaw.
Susie Gilbert and Jay Shir A TALE OF FOUR HOUSES: Opera at Covent Garden, La Scala, Vienna and the Met since 1945 (2003)
The 39-year-old also led the Czech Republic to a gold medal in the 1998 Nagano Olympics.
CBC (2004)


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