Definition of onsen in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɒnsɛn/


(In Japan) a hot spring, or a resort that has developed around a hot spring.
Example sentences
  • 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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