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

  • A city of west-central Hokkaido, Japan. It is the commercial, industrial, and transportation center of a fertile agricultural area.

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  • noun a city on western Hokkaido that is the center of a fertile agricultural area

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Examples

  • Reuters/Yomiuri A wave swept away boats in in Asahikawa.

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  • Ken took us on a bizarre night out in Asahikawa, Hokkaido's second-largest city, that included obligatory visits to a karaoke bar and an arcade of photobooths full of giggling teenage girls and drunks, and which started in a reggae bar that played hip-hop and served sushi.

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  • Hokkaido in summer is not cool enough for the polar bears in Asahikawa Zoo.

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  • The 2008 International Furniture Design Competition Asahikawa (IFDA) received 1,085 entries from 50 countries.

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  • Reminds me of the time I was in Asahikawa at this time of year and it started snowing – good thing I had my warm coat with me.

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  • Ken took us on a bizarre night out in Asahikawa, Hokkaido's second-largest city, that included obligatory visits to a karaoke bar and an arcade of photobooths full of giggling teenage girls and drunks, and which started in a reggae bar that played hip-hop and served sushi.

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  • An autopsy found heart disease was a contributing factor in the death of Osamu Takahashi of Asahikawa, Japan, the office said yesterday.

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  • An autopsy found heart disease was a contributing factor in the death of Osamu Takahashi of Asahikawa, Japan, the office said yesterday.

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  • It was very far from Asahikawa, it took us 2.5 - 3 hours to reach Tomamu.

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  • Friday in Tamaki's hometown of Asahikawa in Hokkaido.

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