geographical name \ˌkä-wä-ˈsä-kē\

Definition of KAWASAKI

city Japan in E Honshu on Tokyo Bay, S suburb of Tokyo pop 1,249,905


geographical name    (Concise Encyclopedia)

City (pop., 2006 est.: 1,342,262) and port, east-central Honshu, Japan. It lies on Tokyo Bay, between Tokyo and Yokohama. Almost completely destroyed in World War II, it has since been rebuilt. It is a major industrial centre for machinery and chemicals manufacturing and has large shipbuilding facilities. It is the site of a 12th-century Buddhist temple.


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