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Yawata

[Japanese yah-wah-tah] /Japanese ˈyɑ wɑˌtɑ/
noun
1.
See under Kitakyushu.
Also, Yahata.

Kitakyushu

[kee-tah-kyoo-shoo; English ki-tah-kee-oo-shoo] /kiˈtɑˈkyu ʃʊ; English kɪˌtɑ kiˈu ʃu/
noun
1.
a seaport on N Kyushu, in S Japan: formed in 1963 by the merger of five cities (Kokura, Moji, Tobata, Wakamatsu, and Yawata)
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Kitakyushu

/ˌkiːtəˈkjuːʃuː/
noun
1.
a port in Japan, on N Kyushu: formed by the amalgamation of the cities of Wakamatsu, Yawata, Tobata, Kokura, and Moji; one of Japan's largest industrial centres. Pop: 999 806 (2002 est)
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