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Niigata

[nee-ee-gah-tah] /ˈni iˈgɑ tɑ/
noun
1.
a seaport on NW Honshu, in central Japan.
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  • Fourteen million bushels of rice are produced on the flats of Niigata prefecture, which grows more rice than any other.

    The Foundations of Japan J.W. Robertson Scott
  • One finds in Niigata a Manchester-like spirit of business enterprise.

    The Foundations of Japan J.W. Robertson Scott
  • Our orders directed a stop at a port called Niigata, on the west coast of Nippon.

  • At present also he connects with the Niigata Orphanage and various other philanthropic bodies.

    Pipefuls Christopher Morley
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Niigata

/ˈniːɪˌɡɑːtə/
noun
1.
a port in central Japan, on NW Honshu at the mouth of the Shinano River: the chief port on the Sea of Japan. Pop: 514 678 (2002 est)
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