- See under Kitakyushu.
[kee-tah-kyoo-shoo; English ki-tah-kee-oo-shoo]
- 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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Aidzu and his clansmen had retired to their home at Wakamatsu in Oshi, after dismantling all the clan establishments in Yedo.A Diplomat in Japan
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- 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)