1. hilly section of a city (usu. residential)See also 下町, See also 山手 やまて
2. Yamanote (hilly residential section of western Tokyo, incl. Yotsuya, Aoyama, Koishikawa, Hongo, Ichigaya, Akasaka, Azabu and surrounds)See also 下町 したまち
3. place near the mountainsSee also 山手 やまて
4. Yamanote
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5. Yamanote and ShitamachiYamanote and Shitamachi and Shitamachi are traditional names for two areas of Tokyo, Japan. Yamanote refers to the affluent, upper-class areas of Tokyo west of the Imperial Palace. While citizens once considered it as consisting of Hongo, Koishikawa, Ushigome, Yotsuya, Akasaka, Aoyama and Azabu in the Bunkyō, Shinjuku, and Minato wards, its size has however grown to include the Nakano, Suginami and Meguro wards.
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山手 【やまのて】
山手: Irregular okurigana usage.


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