Jisho

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Noun, Noun - used as a suffix
1. prefecture (Japan); county (China, Taiwan, Norway, etc.); department (France); province (Italy, Spain, etc.)
  • チューリップ
  • わたし私たち
  • けん
  • けんか
  • です
  • Tulips are our prefecture's official flower.
Wikipedia definition
2. PrefectureFor subsequent types of praefectura, see Prefect. A prefecture (from the Latin Praefectura) is an administrative jurisdiction or subdivision in any of various countries and within some international church structures, and in antiquity a Roman district governed by an appointed prefect.
Read “Prefecture” on English Wikipedia
Read “県” on Japanese Wikipedia
Read “Prefecture” on DBpedia
Other forms
縣 【けん】
Notes
縣: Out-dated kanji.

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