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Fukuyama

(fo͞oko͞o`yämä), city (1990 pop. 365,612), Hiroshima prefecture, W Honshu, Japan, on the Ashida River. It is an important commercial, industrial, and communications center, producing machinery, Japanese harps (kotos), rubber products, electronics, textiles, and processed foods.

Fukuyama

 

a city in Japan, on the island of Honshu, in Hiroshima Prefecture. Situated on the Ashida River, near the place where the river empties into the Hiuchi Sea. Population, 296,000 (1974). Industry is represented by ferrous metallurgy and the manufacture of chemical products, pharmaceuticals, aircraft, and various types of machinery.

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Speaking on the second day of the World Government Summit (WGS), renowned political scientist and economist Francis Fukuyama said the Gulf has been playing their part well.
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Fukuyama no fue capaz de mirar hacia delante--nadie sabe hacerlo--pero quiza no se equivocase tanto en su mirada hacia atras.
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