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A city of western Honshu, Japan, on the Sea of Japan north of Nagoya. It was ruled by powerful daimyos during the feudal period (16th-19th century).


(Placename) a port in central Japan, on W Honshu: textile and porcelain industries. Pop: 439 892 (2002 est)


(ˌkɑ nəˈzɑ wə)

a seaport on W Honshu, in central Japan. 443,000.
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A new kind of frozen snack has been making waves in the Higashi-Chaya district of Kanazawa, Japan, because apparently, it does not melt under the sun.
2) Department of Radiology, School of Medicine Kanazawa University, 13-1 Takara-machi, Kanazawa 920-8641, Japan
said Thursday they have decided on four names for the bullet trains that will run on the Hokuriku Shinkansen Line, which is due to start service between Tokyo and Kanazawa via Nagano in the spring of 2015.
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The Japanese man, Nobuyuki Suzuki, planted a wooden post that said Takeshima, a pair of islets administered by South Korea and claimed by Japan, is "an integral territory of Japan," in front of a monument honoring Yun, located in Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture in Japan last year, the agency said.
Satoshi Kanazawa of the London School of Economics and Political Science writes a book that is sure to provoke deep reflection on the nature of intelligence, its influence on individual values and preferences and its effect on modern civilization.
High court upholds life sentence over murder in Kanazawa
President: Masakata KANAZAWA (Tokyo) Vice-President: Tsuneko ARAKAWA (Yamanashi University)
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