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 (yō′kə-so͞o′kə, yô′kô-so͞o′kä)
A city of southeast Honshu, Japan, on Tokyo Bay.
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(Placename) a port in Japan, in SE Honshu: a major naval base with shipbuilding industries. Pop: 434 613 (2002 est)
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(ˌyoʊ kəˈsu kə, yəˈkʊs kə)

a seaport on SE Honshu, in central Japan, on Tokyo Bay. 433,000.
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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- American sailors serving in Yokosuka are being investigated over allegations of selling, buying and using hard drugs while stationed in Japan.
Navy is investigating an alleged drug ring involving a number of sailors based at the 7th Fleet's headquarters in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, it confirmed Saturday.
Summary: Yokosuka [Japan], June 18 (ANI): The bodies of the sailors who have been missing after USS Fitzgerald collided with a merchant ship off the coast of Japan, have been found, according to Navy's 7th fleet.
Navy released video and stills of destroyer USS Fitzgerald as it sailed back to its base in Yokosuka, with seven of its sailors still missing after it collided with a Philippine-flagged container ship more than three times its size in eastern Japan early on Saturday.
A teenage boy is missing after strong currents carried an inflatable boat he was riding out to sea off Yokosuka, south of Tokyo, local police said Saturday.
Fleet and Industrial Supply Center (FISC) Yokosuka recently concluded its first weeklong specialized training program and introduced postal clerks (PCs) to fundamental storekeeper (SK) knowledge in advance of the upcoming merger into the new logistics specialist (LS) rate.
A 33-year-old newcomer beat the incumbent backed by former Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi in a Yokosuka mayoral election in Kanagawa Prefecture on Sunday -- a result seen as a blow to the prospects for Koizumi's son in the upcoming national election.
Japanese police handed a US sailor to prosecutors yesterday over the murder of a taxi driver in Yokosuka, south of Tokyo, a local police spokesman said.
The announcement came in response to the Japanese government's detection of such materials in sea water at Yokosuka port after the USS Honolulu left the port.