[ kee-tah-kyoo-shoo; English ki-tah-kee-oo-shoo ]
/ kiˈtɑˈkyu ʃʊ; English kɪˌtɑ kiˈu ʃu /
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a seaport on N Kyushu, in S Japan: formed in 1963 by the merger of five cities (Kokura, Moji, Tobata, Wakamatsu, and Yawata ).
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How to use Kitakyushu in a sentence
She followed up that with a bronze medal finish in the all-arounds at the World Artistic Gymnastics Competition in October in Kitakyushu, Japan.
On the way back home to Kitakyushu that evening, the consul invited me to dinner at an inn he knew.
British Dictionary definitions for Kitakyushu
/ (ˌkiːtəˈkjuːʃuː) /
a port in Japan, on N Kyushu: formed by the amalgamation of the cities of Wakamatsu, Yawata, Tobata, Kokura, and Moji; one of Japan's largest industrial centres. Pop: 999 806 (2002 est)
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