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 (nĭsh′ə-nō′mē-ä, nē′shē-nô′mē-yä′)
A city of southern Honshu, Japan, on Osaka Bay east of Kobe.
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(Placename) an industrial city in central Japan, on S Honshu, northwest of Osaka. Pop: 436 877 (2002 est)
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(ˈni ʃiˈnɔ miˈyɑ)

a city on S Honshu, in S Japan. 427,000.
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in front of Nishinomiya Shrine in Hyogo Prefecture.
The smart modules are provided for a ground mounted solar PV project in Nishinomiya, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan.
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''No one has decided that deliberations will begin after the long holiday period,'' Noda told reporters in Nishinomiya, Hyogo Prefecture, which he visited to attend a government-organized gathering to discuss the state's plan to carry out integrated social security and tax reforms, including the consumption tax hike.
But its net profit fell 36.9 percent to 26.34 billion yen due to its extraordinary loss caused by the closure of its plant in Nishinomiya, Hyogo Prefecture.
Initially catering to those members of the foreign population in Kansai who were looking for either bilingual computers or English operating systems, Tomita and his wife worked out of the spare room of their small apartment in the city of Nishinomiya, exactly halfway between the cities of Kobe and Osaka.
A company employee from neighboring Nishinomiya, Kenichi Hatakeyama, 29, said he had been lined up since 8:30 a.m.
The case came to light after Yoichi Mizutani, president of warehousing firm Nishinomiya Reizo, which stores SBF beef, decided to go public.
The authorities have also confiscated 18 bullets from the home and office of Sumio Nishimura in Nishinomiya, they said.
A researcher at the Hyogo College of Medicine in Nishinomiya, Maeda points to several pieces of evidence that link the radio emissions to the earthquake, which started 77 kilometers from his observatory.
The lawmakers said they agreed on the visit during a meeting at a restaurant in Nishinomiya, Hyogo Prefecture in western Japan.