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Fujisawa

(fo͞ojē`säwä), city (1990 pop. 350,330), Kanagawa prefecture, central Honshu, Japan, on Sagami Bay. It is an industrial and residential suburb of Tokyo, known for the production of automobiles, electric appliances, and iron goods. Fujisawa is also a resort town noted for its Shojokoji (Buddhist) temple.
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Fujisawa

 

a city in Japan, on the island of Honshu, in Kanagawa Prefecture, near Yokohama. Population, 254,600 (1973). Fujisawa produces transport equipment and ball bearings. The city also has steel foundries. A seaside resort is located on the shore of the Sagami Sea.

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Susumu Ojima, president of now-bankrupt Huser Ltd., was convicted of defrauding 11 buyers of condominiums in Fujisawa, Kanagawa Prefecture, of a total of 414 million yen in October 2005 by selling them the units though he knew the building's quake-resistance data were fabricated and its safety unconfirmed, according to the ruling.
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