[foo-koo-shee-muh; Japanese foo-koo-shee-mah]
- a city on N Honshu, in N Japan.
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Some areas far away from Fukushima registered more radiation than other farms close by.Chef Ooe Is Rehabbing Fukushima’s Food Scene at the Park Hyatt Tokyo
March 11, 2014
Health concerns abound in Fukushima about the safety of living in the area.
Dr. Hirahara notes, “There will always be cases of birth defects, even in Fukushima.”
He doubts 2012 data will show a significant increase in birth defects in Fukushima or Japan.
Now the Japanese want to build one around the Fukushima nuclear plant.Fukushima N-Plant Will Be Surrounded by a Wall of Ice
September 4, 2013
Fukushima replied: What about the Americans and the British?
On the Fukushima (E.) side of the volcano rises a large parasitic cone, extinct.
When the bombardment had somewhat weakened the Chinese fire, General Fukushima ordered the general advance.
General Fukushima, the moving spirit of the pursuit, was asked in the evening if his troops were not very tired.
Fukushima replied angrily that he had undertaken to attack at a certain time, and that he should stick to his undertaking.
- a city in Japan, in N Honshu: noted for production of silk; sight of a serious nuclear power station accident following an earthquake and tsunami in 2011. Pop: 290 064 (2011 est)