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  1. a city on SE Honshu, in central Japan, near Tokyo.
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  • But a few hours before the master of the Uedaya had announced her sale and transfer to a wealthy farmer of Chiba.

  • It is in part of Chiba—and also in a district in Tokyo prefecture—that the earliest rice is grown.

    The Foundations of Japan

    J.W. Robertson Scott

British Dictionary definitions for chiba


  1. an industrial city in central Japan, in SE Honshu on Tokyo Bay. Pop: 880 164 (2002 est)
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