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

  • A city of central Honshu, Japan, north-northwest of Nagoya. A major textile center since the tenth century, it was rebuilt after a disastrous earthquake in June 1948.
  • Kenichi,Japanese chemist. He shared a 1981 Nobel Prize for applying quantum-mechanics theories to the analysis of chemical reactions.

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  • proper noun Fukui Prefecture of Central Japan
  • proper noun a city in Fukui Prefecture
  • proper noun A surname.


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