- From Japanese 静 (shizu, "calm") and 岡 (oka, "hill"). (Wiktionary)
“A blogger living in Shizuoka Prefecture (south of Tokyo) explains what he learnt this year.”
“In one example, marketer and blogger happy-kernel commented on the news that the Kakegawa City Amateur Sports Association in Shizuoka Prefecture is starting an agricultural farm business.”
“-- A motorcyclist in Shizuoka, Japan continued riding for two kilometers without noticing that his right leg had been cut off when it hit a median strip.”
“TAKA: How do you do, MOON-san, I live in Shizuoka as well.”
“He is almost 30, his name is Toji, and he lives in Shizuoka, Moon’s hometown.”
“On a more or less typical night, on a site called “Let’s die together in Shizuoka” (a city an hour from Tokyo on the bullet train), I sit in front of my computer screen and watch as the death script is rehearsed and elaborated by anonymous participants, some of whom may simply be exploring a radical idea, while others may soon be found dead in cars:”
“They tend toward geometrical abstraction: agricultural land divided into rectangular fields, the biomorphic shapes of the links on a golf course, rafts of lumber attached together in floating strings, neat arrays of industrial buildings, and the compressed urbanization of the prefecture's capital city, also called Shizuoka.”
“The government asked Chubu Electric to suspend two running reactors and a third currently shut for a regular inspection at the plant in Shizuoka, which is around 124 miles 200 kilometers west of Tokyo.”
“I went to a town called Shizuoka, where I met a doctor who spoke perfect English.”
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