Fukuoka

geographical name
Fu·​ku·​o·​ka | \ ˌfü-kü-ˈō-kä How to pronounce Fukuoka (audio) \

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city and port on an inlet of the Tsushima Strait in northern Kyushu, Japan population 1,463,743

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“Fukuoka.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Fukuoka. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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