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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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A new unmanned exploration robot made by Team Kuroshio, which will compete this year in the final round of an international race to precisely map the ocean floor, was unveiled Tuesday at the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture.
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Eight people were hurt after an eight-car commuter train from Tokyo with around 600 passengers onboard ran into a landslide in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture at around midnight Monday.
Global Nuclear Fuel-Japan Co., based in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, has furloughed about 20 percent of its 400 employees while dispatching other employees to related firms, the officials said.
naval base in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, may take part in the joint drills.
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''This is the most suitable mission Japan can engage in and you have been highly appreciated by those inside and outside Japan,'' Hayashi told a homecoming ceremony for the crew of the MSDF destroyer Ikazuchi at an MSDF base in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, south of Tokyo.
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