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 (ä′sə-hē-kä′wə, ä′sä-hē′kä-wä) also A·sa·hi·ga·wa (ä′sə-hē-gä′wə, ä′sä-hē′gä-wä)
A city of west-central Hokkaido, Japan. It is the commercial, industrial, and transportation center of a fertile agricultural area.
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Noun1.Asahikawa - a city on western Hokkaido that is the center of a fertile agricultural areaAsahikawa - a city on western Hokkaido that is the center of a fertile agricultural area
Ezo, Hokkaido, Yezo - the second largest of the four main islands of Japan; to the north of Honshu
Nihon, Nippon, Japan - a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building
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Contract awarded for Asahikawa textile replacement ceiling construction
Hasegawa hotel & resort will open two more budget hotels in the Osaka area within the year, and also have plans in Naha, Ishigakijima, Asahikawa and Sapporo.
This latest order for newspaper offset presses is the first MHI-PPM has received from the Hokkaido Shimbun Press in 16 years, since those for its Asahikawa plant in 2001.
Character designer Masayoshi Tanaka from the movie drew the cover art while Hiyori Asahikawa illustrated the novel.
At the moment we are looking at Asahikawa, for example, and have started a little bit of business there this winter.
Makoto Sato and colleagues from Asahikawa Medical University in Hoikkado, Japan evaluated the association of baseline pleth variability index (PVI) from Masimo SET[R] pulse oximetry and dexmedetomidine-induced changes in blood pressure.
Konnai); Asahikawa Medical College, Asahikawa, Japan (M.
based in Asahikawa, Hokkaido, the Japan Times reported.
Yoshio Dohmoto born; a Japanese astronomer; head of the Asahikawa Observatory in Hokkaido; an observer of sunspots, comets, occultations, and artificial satellites.
Asahikawa Prison is too often thought of as a dark place, one said.
Officials say Asahikawa Prison in Japan's far north is too often thought of only as a dark place with imposing grey walls and not as a place of rehabilitation.
on Thursday held a press preview of the new-look Asahiyama Zoo Train, a limited express connecting Sapporo and Asahikawa where the popular zoo is located.