[foo-koo-oh-kuh; Japanese foo-koo-aw-kah]
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Contemporary Examples of fukuoka

  • On December 20, 2012, a hand grenade exploded at the headquarters of the Dojin-kai in Kita-Kyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture.

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    The Great Japanese Gang Wars

    Jake Adelstein, Nathalie-Kyoko Stucky

    June 25, 2013

  • One was a 19-year-old student at Meiji University and the other a 28-year old man in Fukuoka Prefecture.

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    ‘I Will Commit a Massacre’

    Jake Adelstein, Nathalie-Kyoko Stucky

    February 25, 2013

Historical Examples of fukuoka

British Dictionary definitions for fukuoka


  1. an industrial city and port in SW Japan, in N Kyushu: an important port in ancient times; site of Kyushu university. Pop: 1 302 454 (2002 est)
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