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A city of northern Kyushu, Japan, on the channel connecting the Inland Sea with the Korea Strait. It is one of Japan's most important manufacturing centers.
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(Placename) a port in Japan, on N Kyushu: formed by the amalgamation of the cities of Wakamatsu, Yawata, Tobata, Kokura, and Moji; one of Japan's largest industrial centres. Pop: 999 806 (2002 est)
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Ki•ta•kyu•shu(kɪˌtɑ kiˈu ʃu)
a seaport on N Kyushu, in S Japan. 1,042,000.
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|Noun||1.||Kitakyushu - a Japanese city on northern Kyushu|
Kyushu - the southernmost of the four main islands of Japan; contains coal fields
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