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 (ō′ĭ-tä′, ō-ē′tä)
A city of northeast Kyushu, Japan, east-northeast of Nagasaki. It was a castle town in the 1500s and traded extensively with the Portuguese.
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(Placename) an industrial city in SW Japan, on NE Kyushu: dominated most of Kyushu in the 16th century. Pop: 437 699 (2002 est)
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(ˈɔ iˌtɑ)

a seaport on NE Kyushu, in S Japan. 409,000.
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Police said they also received reports that 353 altered coins had been found in 27 vending machines in Oita Prefecture.
The headquarters is investigating the 47-year-old Chinese captain and crew members of the cargo carrier, which at the time of the collision was on its way to Oita port from Qingdao, China, carrying coke coal, the officials said.
The Oita prefectural police said they asked Chinese authorities through Interpol to locate and confirm the whereabouts of Po Zhe, 21, from Liaoning Province, and Zhang Yue, 23, from Jilin Province, who face robbery-murder charges.
A second group of 100 Marines will arrive in Oita, southwestern Japan, on Friday for the drills.
The Oita prefectural government is expected to conduct an on-site inspection at JA Nakatsu-Shimoge on suspicion of violating the Japanese Agricultural Standards Law.
A number of artillery shells and about 40 military vehicles are also being shipped to Oita from Naha, Okinawa.
Wales will face Uruguay in Oita, their final group match, on October 13 and face Fiji in Oita four days earlier on the 9th.
Start-up of Oita Plant has given SGP an additional capacity to produce 15,000 tons of liquefied carbon dioxide per year.
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Technology Park in Fukuoka and the Ritsumeikan University in Oita.
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