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A city of southern Kyushu, Japan, on Kagoshima Bay, an inlet of the East China Sea. Satsuma porcelain ware is produced in the city, which is also a major port.


(Placename) a port in SW Japan, on S Kyushu. Pop: 544 840 (2002 est)


(ˌkɑ gəˈʃi mə)

a seaport on S Kyushu, in SW Japan. 537,000.
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