What is another word for yezo?

Pronunciation: [jˈiːzə͡ʊ] (IPA)

Yezo, also known as Hokkaido, is the second largest island of Japan. It is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna, including subarctic forests and indigenous animals like the brown bear and red fox. The name "Yezo" has been used historically for the island, but in modern times it is more commonly called Hokkaido. Other synonyms or alternative names for Yezo include Ezo, Ezochi, and Ainu Mosir, reflecting the island's cultural and linguistic history. Despite its many names, Hokkaido remains a beautiful and fascinating destination for travellers seeking adventure and natural wonders.

What are the hypernyms for Yezo?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Yezo

In yezo and the Kurile Islands of Japan still survive a few of the hairy Ainu, a Caucasian-like, under-sized race; and their immediate predecessors, whom they exterminated, were a Negrito race, who, according to some traditions, were two to three feet in stature, and, according to other traditions, only one inch in stature.
"The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries"
W. Y. Evans Wentz
The second largest island is yezo, lying northeast from the Main island and separated from it by the Tsugaru straits.
"Japan"
David Murray
The large island of yezo had not then been conquered and added to the empire.
"Japan"
David Murray

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