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 (kō′bē′, -bā′)
A city of southern Honshu, Japan, on Osaka Bay southwest of Kyoto. A port and manufacturing center, it was almost entirely rebuilt after World War II. The city was badly damaged by an earthquake in 1995.
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(Placename) a port in S Japan, on S Honshu on Osaka Bay: formed in 1889 by the amalgamation of Hyogo and Kobe; a major industrial complex, producing ships, steel, and rubber goods. Pop: 1 478 380 (2002 est)
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(ˈkoʊ bi, -beɪ)

a seaport on S Honshu, in S Japan. 1,413,000.
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Noun1.Kobe - a port city in Japan on Osaka Bay in southern Honshu; was damaged by an earthquake in 1995
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
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Liverpool - who beat Chinese side Shanghai Shenhu 2-0 yesterday - have agreed to match the figure and make Heinze the first player since Phil Chisnall in 1964 to move between the clubs, but United are unwilling to sell to their historic rivals.
The ex-Rangers midfielder's contract with Chinese side Shenhu ends this month and he says he hopes to return to Scotland.
Albertz, who is now plying his trade with Shanghai club Shenhu, was gutted to miss Rangers' 2-1 win over his fellow Germans the Champions League matches were not broadcast anywhere in China.