Definition of onsen in English:


Syllabification: on·sen
Pronunciation: /ˈänsen


  • (In Japan) a hot spring, or a resort that has developed around a hot spring.
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    • Firstly we went to the seperate men's/women's onsen just across the river from our little camp site.
    • The public onsen can sometimes be an embarrassing experience for overseas visitors.
    • For those who prefer to stay inside, there are also four indoor onsen.



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