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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southern Honshu, Japan, a suburb north-northeast of Osaka in an agricultural and lumbering area. Population: 405,000.

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  • proper n. A city in north-eastern Osaka, founded in 1947.

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Examples

  • Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Women sort fish Tuesday at the Hirakata Fish Market in Kitaibaraki for the first time since the March 11 earthquake and tsunami disaster.

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  • Testing of sand-lance samples from fishermen's group in the northern town of Hirakata also showed they contained 4,080 becquerel per kilogram of iodine-131.

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  • Testing of sand-lance samples from a fishermen's group in the northern town of Hirakata also showed they contained 4,080 becquerel per kilogram of iodine-131.

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  • In an hour-long class at the Shisei and Sports Club Big Es Kuzuha in the city of Hirakata, more than a dozen students repeat a regimen of slow moves, sometimes twisting their bodies while lying on the floor and at other times bending their elbows as they kneel and lean all the way forward.

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  • The robbery took place at around 8: 40 p.m. as the manager, 37, and one of his employees, 28, were trying to deposit the money into a night safe in the Hirakata branch of Kyoto Shinkin Bank.

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  • Two men robbed a food shop manager and employee carrying a plastic bag with about 2 million yen in cash at a bank Tuesday night, but dropped the bag in a street when they hit a cyclist as they ran away in Hirakata, Osaka Prefecture, police said Wednesday.

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  • The interior of 'Exciting Omega' in Hirakata, Osaka, got a most glamourous redesign including chandeliers.

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  • See, for example, Konosuke Matsushita: His Life and Thoughts Hirakata, Japan: The Overseas Training Center, Matsushita Electric, February 1983, p.

    Matsushita Leadership

  • See the internal MEI publication Konosuke Matsushita: His Life and Thoughts Hirakata, Japan: The Overseas Training Center, Matsushita Electric, February 1983, p.

    Matsushita Leadership

  • See Konosuke Matsushita: His Life and Thoughts Hirakata, Japan: The Overseas Training Center, Matsushita Electric, February 1983, p.

    Matsushita Leadership

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