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A city of western Kyushu, Japan, on Nagasaki Bay, an inlet of the East China Sea. The first Japanese port to be opened to foreign trade in the 1500s, Nagasaki was devastated by the second atomic bomb used in World War II (August 9, 1945).
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(Placename) a port in SW Japan, on W Kyushu: almost completely destroyed in 1945 by the second atomic bomb dropped on Japan by the US; shipbuilding industry. Pop: 419 901 (2002 est)
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Na•ga•sa•ki(ˌnɑ gəˈsɑ ki, ˌnæg əˈsæk i)
a seaport on W Kyushu, in SW Japan: second military use of the atomic bomb August 9, 1945. 447,000.
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|Noun||1.||Nagasaki - a city in southern Japan on Kyushu; a leading port and shipbuilding center; on August 9, 1945 Nagasaki became the second populated area to receive an atomic bomb|
Kyushu - the southernmost of the four main islands of Japan; contains coal fields
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