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[mawr-ee-oh-kuh; Japanese maw-ree-aw-kah] /ˌmɔr iˈoʊ kə; Japanese ˌmɔ riˈɔ kɑ/
a city in N Honshu, Japan, on the Kitakami River. Unabridged
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  • At Morioka in Iwate prefecture I visited the excellent higher agricultural college, where there were 300 students.

    The Foundations of Japan J.W. Robertson Scott
  • Farmers come in to Morioka to sell charcoal and wood and I saw some of them turning into the saké shops.

    The Foundations of Japan J.W. Robertson Scott

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