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A city of southwest Hokkaido, Japan, near the head of Ishikari Bay. A processing and commercial center, it was the site of the 1972 Winter Olympics.
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(Placename) a city in N Japan, on W Hokkaido: commercial centre; university (1918). Pop: 1 822 992 (2002 est)
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(səˈpɔr oʊ, -ˈpoʊr oʊ)

a city on W Hokkaido, in N Japan. 1,748,000.
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Noun1.Sapporo - a commercial city in northern Japan on western Hokkaido
Ezo, Hokkaido, Yezo - the second largest of the four main islands of Japan; to the north of Honshu
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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