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A city of southern Honshu, Japan, on Osaka Bay southwest of Kyoto. A port and manufacturing center, it was almost entirely rebuilt after World War II. The city was badly damaged by an earthquake in 1995.
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(Placename) a port in S Japan, on S Honshu on Osaka Bay: formed in 1889 by the amalgamation of Hyogo and Kobe; a major industrial complex, producing ships, steel, and rubber goods. Pop: 1 478 380 (2002 est)
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Ko•be(ˈkoʊ bi, -beɪ)
a seaport on S Honshu, in S Japan. 1,413,000.
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|Noun||1.||Kobe - a port city in Japan on Osaka Bay in southern Honshu; was damaged by an earthquake in 1995|
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