American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of northwest Kyushu, Japan, on an inlet of the Sea of Japan. It is an industrial and educational center. Population: 1,410,000.
- n. a city in southern Japan on Kyushu
“When the two merged in 1889, the label Fukuoka was applied to both towns, but subsequent development has mainly been in Hakata and many residents still refer to the town that way.”
“I was in Fukuoka when the entire ending of the book fell into place.”
“Equal parts farmer and philosopher, Fukuoka is recognized as a pioneer of the natural farming and Permaculture movements.”
“In Japan, I spent one day in Fukuoka, before returning to Korea.”
“She was warmly welcomed and met me in Fukuoka the next day after flying up from Australia.”
“Pat Matsueda was born in Fukuoka Prefecture in Japan, the daughter of a Japanese woman and a Japanese American soldier.”
“The same thing happened two years ago at the worlds in Fukuoka, Japan, when the Spanish anthem didn't play after a gold in water polo.”
“The Japanese eclipsed the record of 59.94 set by Roman Sloudnov of Russia in Fukuoka in 2001.”
“His previous mark of 1: 54.58 was set July 24, 2001, in Fukuoka, Japan.”
“A small rice shop in Fukuoka, southern Japan, has been swamped with orders for “Dakigokochi” rice-filled bags shaped like a bundled baby and printed with the new-born’s face and name.”
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