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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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a seaport on NE Kyushu, in S Japan. 409,000.
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