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Definition of "basho" [basho]

  • A sumo tournament of any kind (noun)

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Use "basho" in a sentence
  • "Takafumi Hashinokuchi, a 38 year-old who works in the manufacturing sector, has attended every basho, or grand tournament, since he was 20 years old."
  • "Viki Cody, an American who teaches English in Saitama, also on the outskirts of Tokyo, has lived in Japan for 23 years and has come to every basho for the past three years."
  • ""The raindrops patter on the basho leaf; but these are not tears of grief; this is only the anquish of him who is listening to them"."