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 (nē′ē-gä′tə, -tä)
A city of northwest Honshu, Japan, on the Sea of Japan north-northwest of Tokyo. It is a leading port with a major chemical industry.
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(Placename) a port in central Japan, on NW Honshu at the mouth of the Shinano River: the chief port on the Sea of Japan. Pop: 514 678 (2002 est)
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(ˈni iˈgɑ tɑ)

a seaport on NW Honshu, in central Japan. 486,000
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Hatano Setsuko, a professor emeritus at Nigata University, is going to present her paper on "Mujong" and in Hangul at this symposium.
Former Trinidad and Tobago international Darryl Roberts reprised his heroics from the first leg, scoring both goals again as Global completed a 4-3 aggregate victory against the S-League side and arranged a title clash with Albirex Nigata.
Japan defeated the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team 2-1 in the opener of a five-game friendship series Tuesday at Hard-Off Eco Stadium in Nigata.
Non-Japanese Shimon keisu Japanese Shimon keisu Atayal (Taiwanese 170.18 Shiga 107.52 aborigine) Ami (Taiwanese 127.61 Ishikawa 102.71 aborigine) Yami (Taiwanese 108.50 Gifu 99.83 aborigine) 108.25 Toyama 98.58 Korean 94.37 Ishikawa 93.30 Ryukyuan 89.01 Kumamoto 92.28 Tsuo (Taiwanese 86.96 Ehime 89.49 aborigine) Italian 62.38 Shizuoka 85.33 American 51.19 Nigata 81.34 Paiwan (Taiwanese 48.29 Fukui 80.15 aborigine) German 46.15 Kyoto 78.76 Ainu 42.37 Toyama 74.26 British 36.51 Tokyo 72.94 Jews 30.56
E o caso de Everton Leandro dos Santos que, negociado pelo Sport Club Corinthians Paulista com o Paris Saint Germain Football Club em 2008, nao correspondeu ao esperado, sendo emprestado a tres clubes brasileiros diferentes: Fluminense Football Club, Goias Esporte Clube e Associacao Atletica Ponte Preta, alem do Albirex Nigata Football Club do Japao.
iii) Production of experimental diets: Firstly, cornstarch, casein, dextrinized cornstarch, sucrose, mineral mix, and vitamin mix (Oriental koubo kogyou, Tokyo) were measured out and mixed together in a mixer (PMT-18, Mazelar, Nigata).
Influenza vaccination levels and influenza-like illness in long-term-care facilities for elderly people in Nigata, Japan, during an influenza A (H3N2) epidemic.
In the 1990s, Japan suffered from the highest number of sequential natural catastrophes in recent history with 2004 being the most significant year of the past decade due to the occurrence of 10 typhoons as well as the Nigata earthquake (Guy Carpenter, 2006).
The company worked on the Sapparo Domeand the Nigata Stadium, both FIFA approved venues, and they have developed a large range of new technologies related to seating and the movement of surfaces which could be applicable to Qatar's preparations for 2022.
Jamco, which ships the galleys from Yokohama port after making them at a plant in Murakami, Nigata, in northwest Japan, said production was unaffected, but delivery could be hampered by gasoline supplies and higher prices.