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A city of northeast Shikoku, Japan, on the Inland Sea. It is a major seaport.
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(Placename) a port in SW Japan, on NE Shikoku on the Inland Sea. Pop: 333 387 (2002 est)
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(ˌtɑ kəˈmɑt su)

a seaport on NE Shikoku, in SW Japan. 330,000.
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After returning home to Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, on Shikoku Island, they phoned their respective parents to inform them of the test results and both responded that the pregnancy should be ended.
A 67-year-old woman suffered a serious injury to her left hand in Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, when she was hit by a corrugated iron roof blown off by strong winds, police said, adding a 66-year-old woman suffered a minor injury while riding a bicycle after being hit in the head by a flying piece of wood.
TAKAMATSU, Japan - A Labrador retriever whose story was made into a film last year attended an induction ceremony for police dogs Thursday in Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, having finally passed a test in November after failing six years in a row.
The cake was jointly developed by Euglena Co., a venture firm specializing in the study of the organism with a single flagellum at the University of Tokyo, and Soke Kutsuwado, a confectioner based in Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture.
Japan ''is extremely concerned and keeping a close watch on developments,'' Komura told reporters after attending a public forum in Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, in western Japan.
Major supermarket Izumi Co.'s store in Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, has switched from Shikoku Electric Power Co.
The All NTT Workers Union of Japan group, which includes 210,000 employees in NTT group companies, put the motion to a vote at a regular general meeting at Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture in western Japan.
The company, based in Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, is more than 50% owned by Japanese electronics giant Matsushita Electric Industrial Co.
Maehara made the comments as an individual," Azumi told reporters in Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, adding that the timing of the dissolution is "not a matter to be called this and that by people (around the premier)."
The friendly tender offer for shares of the mail-order retailer, based in Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, was implemented on the Tokyo Stock Exchange from May 15 through July 1.
The remarks, made in response to questions at a public forum in Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, in western Japan, effectively turn down a request delivered by the abductees' relatives a day earlier to Chief Cabinet Secretary Nobutaka Machimura for additional sanctions.
A 10-year-old girl died and four other members of the same family from Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, were injured Sunday night when their passenger car overturned on the Matsuyama Expressway in Ehime Prefecture, police said Monday.