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Kokura:

see KitakyushuKitakyushu
, city (1990 pop. 1,026,455), Fukuoka prefecture, N Kyushu, Japan, on the Shimonoseki Strait between the Inland Sea and the Korea Strait. It was formed in 1963 by the union of the cities of Kokura, Moji, Tobata, Wakamatsu, and Yawata (or Yahata), which are now wards.
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Kokura

 

a city in Japan; since 1963, Kokura has been administratively part of the city of Kitakyushu, in Fukuoka Prefecture. A coal energy combine and enterprises for ferrous metallurgy, machine construction, chemistry, electrical engineering, textiles, and printing are there.

Kokura

a former city in SW Japan, on N Kyushu: merged with adjacent townships in 1963 to form the new city of Kitakyushu
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The city of Kokura was supposed to be bombed instead of Nagasaki.
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The target committee initially selected Kokura, Hiroshima, Kyoto, and Niigata.
During the ensuing months, the 24th Signal Company, stationed at Kokura in northern Kyushu, Japan, fortunately engaged frequently in field exercises.
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I've not been to Kokura, I've not missed much, I'm told, It has the first Japanese shopping arcade And its castle is pretty old.
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