[ 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.
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Examples from the Web for morioka
At Morioka in Iwate prefecture I visited the excellent higher agricultural college, where there were 300 students.
Farmers come in to Morioka to sell charcoal and wood and I saw some of them turning into the saké shops.