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 (hē′mĕ-jē′, hē-mĕ′jē)
A city of southwest Honshu, Japan, west-northwest of Kobe. An industrial center, it has a large Buddhist shrine.
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(Placename) a city in central Japan, on W Honshu: cotton textile centre. Pop: 475 892 (2002 est)
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(ˈhi mɛˌdʒi)

a city on SW Honshu, in S Japan, W of Kobe. 454,000.
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