Hakodate sentence example
- HAKODATE, a town on the south of the island of Yezo, Japan, for many years regarded as the capital of the island until Sapporo was officially raised to that rank.
- Hakodate is one of the ports originally opened to foreign trade.
- The Bay of Hakodate, an inlet of Tsugaru Strait, is completely land-locked, easy of access and spacious, with deep water almost up to the shore, and good holding-ground.
- The Russians formerly used Hakodate as a winter port.
- Frequent steamers connect Hakodate and Yokohama and other ports, and there is daily communication with Aomori, 56 m.Advertisement
- Hakodate was opened to American commerce in 18J4.
- The following table affords data for comparing the climatesof Peking, Shanghai, Hakodate, Tokyo and San Francisco:
- Hakodate - - - 540 45 E.
- Hakodate August 71
- Hakodate do 28Advertisement
- Hakodate 78,040 84,746
- The salient episode of his career was an attempt to establish a republic at Hakodate.
- Finding himself in command of a squadron which represented practically the whole of Japan's naval forces, he refused to acquiesce in the deposition of the Shogun, his liege lord, and, steaming off to Yezo (1867), proclaimed a republic and fortified Hakodate.
- The newly organized government of the empire, however, instead of inflicting the death penalty on him and his principal followers, as would have been the inevitable sequel of such a drama in previous times, punished them with imprisonment only, and four years after the Hakodate episode, Enomoto received an important post in Hokkaido, the very scene of his wild attempt.