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

a seaport on S Kyushu, in SW Japan. 537,000.
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"At the present moment, the largest concern is the movements of overseas economies, centering on the eurozone debt problem," Ishida said in a speech in Kagoshima, Kagoshima Prefecture.
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Kamato Hongo of the city of Kagoshima, Kagoshima Prefecture, who will be 115 on Monday, is the oldest person in Japan, followed by Yukichi Chuganji, 113, of Ogori, Fukuoka Prefecture, and Mitoyo Kawate, 113, of Hiroshima.