Definition of Shikoku in English:

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Pronunciation: /SHəˈkōˌko͞o/
The smallest of the four main islands of Japan, an administrative region; population 4,142,000 (est. 2005); capital, Matsuyama. The Inland Sea separates it from Kyushu on the west and Honshu on the north.

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Syllabification: Shi·ko·ku

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