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(hō`yä), city (1990 pop. 95,148), Tokyo Metropolis, E central Honshu, Japan, on the Shakoji River. It is a residential suburb of Tokyo and an agricultural center where raw silk is produced.


see milkweedmilkweed,
common name for members of the Asclepiadaceae, a family of mostly perennial herbs and shrubs characterized by milky sap, a tuft of silky hairs attached to the seed (for wind distribution), and (usually) a climbing habit.
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And, yes, he might even need to sadly shake his head a bit at the recent news that the Hoyas fell short in their most recent bid to reach this year's Sweet 16.
The Vice President will visit Mongolia and Japan next as part of an Asian tour, whilst it is likely the Georgetown University Hoyas will be heading back home with their tail between their legs.
Players exchanged blows, someone in the crowd flung a chair, and fans tossed full water bottles at the Hoyas players and coaches as they headed to the locker room, writing off the rest of the game.
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