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A city of southern Honshu, Japan, on Osaka Bay. It is a port, an industrial center, and a suburb of Osaka.
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(Placename) an industrial city in Japan, in W Honshu, on Osaka Bay. Pop: 463 256 (2002 est)
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(ˌɑ mə gəˈsɑ ki, ˌæm ə-)

a city on SW Honshu, in S Japan. 523,657.
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