from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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. Population: 1,890,000.
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- proper n. a capital city of Hokkaido, Japan
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- n. a commercial city in northern Japan on western Hokkaido
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