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 (fo͞o′ko͞o-ō′kə, -kä)
A city of northwest Kyushu, Japan, on an inlet of the Sea of Japan. It is an industrial and educational center.
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(Placename) an industrial city and port in SW Japan, in N Kyushu: an important port in ancient times; site of Kyushu university. Pop: 1 302 454 (2002 est)
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(ˌfu kuˈoʊ kə)

a city on N Kyushu, in SW Japan. 1,273,000.
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Noun1.Fukuoka - a city in southern Japan on KyushuFukuoka - a city in southern Japan on Kyushu  
Kyushu - the southernmost of the four main islands of Japan; contains coal fields
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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