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(ˈɔ miˌyɑ)

a city on E Honshu, in Japan, NW of Tokyo. 404,000.
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Noun1.Omiya - a city of east central Honshu; a suburb of Tokyo
Hondo, Honshu - the central and largest of the four main islands of Japan; between the Sea of Japan and the Pacific Ocean; regarded as the Japanese mainland
Nihon, Nippon, Japan - a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building
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OMIYA, Japan - The man suspected of killing 34 people in an arson attack in Japan lived alone, hundreds of kilometers from the torched Kyoto Animation studio, where he played video games non-stop and had "terrified" his neighbor just days earlier.
In Mark Twain and Europe Takeshi Omiya, an independent Mark Twain scholar from Fukuoka City, Japan, "aims to examine the influence that Europe, at that time, had on Mark Twain and his works, that is, the significance of Europe to Twain." The book is divided into two major sections with the first devoted to Darwin's influence on Twain.
LTE Broadcast company Expway Wi-Fi Multicast solution has been utilised in NTT Group's (NYSE: NTT) Smart Stadium at the NACK5 Stadium Omiya football (soccer) stadium in Saitama, Japan, home of the J.LEAGUE soccer club Omiya Ardija, the company said.
A special purpose company established by Pacifica completed the acquisition yesterday of the 47,239 m2 site in Hitachi Omiya City from Ibaragi Prefecture.
"We started the season very well, but we still have a long way to go, so we are going to concentrate on our next game and prepare for it." Unbeaten Yokohama have 18 points from six straight wins and lie above Omiya Ardija on 14 points and Urawa Red Diamonds on 13 points, followed by Nagoya Grampus and Kashima Antlers on 11 points each.
Today's Conference opened with an address by MHI President and CEO Hideaki Omiya on the company's business strategies.
Only 12 points separate leaders Vegalta Sendai from 15th-placed Omiya Ardija, but then there is a gap of six points back to Gamba, who admittedly have a game in hand.
THE president of Japanese club Omiya Ardija has quit after inflating their attendances over the past four years.
Just three players ply their trade outside North Korea, a secretive communist state which has tight controls on information - An Yong-hak and Jong Tae-se, who play in Japan for Omiya Ardija and Kawasaki Frontale, respectively, and Hong Yong-jo, who plays for FK Rostov in Russia.
Carlyle Asian real estate investments include: Century Tower in Seoul, Pacific Tower in Seoul, Omiya Center Building in Saitama City, Japan and Diamond Warehouses outside Tokyo, Japan).
Aida Sekkei then asked the city of Omiya, which later merged with two other neighboring cities to become Saitama city, to screen its architectural design, and the city approved it in September.
Votes against merging with Saitama City, which became Japan's latest metropolis in May with the amalgamation of the cities of Urawa, Omiya and Yono, outnumbered votes in favor, with the voter turnout at 64.48%, according to early returns.