from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of southwest Hokkaido, Japan, near the head of Ishikari Bay. A processing and commercial center, it was the site of the 1972 Winter Olympics.

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  • proper noun a capital city of Hokkaido, Japan

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  • noun a commercial city in northern Japan on western Hokkaido


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