Choshi

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Choshi

(chō`shē), city (1990 pop. 85,138), Chiba prefecture, central Honshu, Japan, on the Kashimada Sea at the mouth of the Tone River. It is a major center for deep-sea fishing and the major port of Chiba prefecture. Great quantities of soy are produced in Choshi.
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Choshi

 

a city in Japan, on the island of Honshu, in Chiba Prefecture; situated at the influx of the Tone River into the Pacific Ocean. Population, approximately 93,000 (1972). Choshi is a major center of Japan’s fishing industry. It has shipyards and enterprises for the manufacture of fishing tackle and nets. The local food-processing industry includes fish canning and the production of sake.

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