Definition of tosa in English:

tosa

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Pronunciation: /ˈtəʊsə
 
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noun

A dog of a breed of mastiff originally kept for dogfighting.
More example sentences
  • People who own American pit bulls, Japanese tosas, Brazilian filas, and dogo Argentinos will have to muzzle them while they are in public.
  • All dogs are potentially dangerous, not just pit bulls and Japanese tosas.
  • These include the Brazilian fila, the dogo Argentino, the Japanese tosa, and the American pit bull terrier.

Origin

1940s: from Tosa, the name of a former province in Japan.

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