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A city of southwest Hokkaido, Japan, on Tsugaru Strait. Its harbor was opened to foreign traders in 1854.
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(Placename) a port in N Japan, on S Hokkaido: fishing industry and shipbuilding. Pop: 284 690 (2002 est)
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Ha•ko•da•te(ˈhɑ kəˈdɑ ti)
a seaport on S Hokkaido, in N Japan. 320,152.
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