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Fu·ku·shi·ma

 (fo͞o′kə-shē′mə, -ko͞o-shē′mä)
A city of north-central Honshu, Japan, north-northeast of Tokyo. It is a trade and transportation center.
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Fukushima

(ˌfuːkuːˈʃiːmə)
n
(Placename) a city in Japan, in N Honshu: noted for production of silk; site of a serious nuclear power station accident following an earthquake and tsunami in 2011. Pop: 290 064 (2011 est)
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He also renewed his determination to address full restoration of his prefecture, which is the home to the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, saying, "Let's start from Fukushima.
Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako on Sunday left Tokyo for a day trip to Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture, to visit people affected by the March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami.
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