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Ichihara

(ēchē`härä), city (1990 pop. 257,716), Chiba prefecture, central Honshu, Japan, on Tokyo Bay. Part of the Keihin Industrial Region, Ichihara has important petrochemical and steel industries. Its traditional agriculture and fishing industries have declined, in part due to air pollution.

Ichihara

 

a city in Japan, on the island of Honshu, on theshore of Tokyo Bay, in the prefecture of Chiba. Population, 156, 000 (1970). It has electrical-engineering, petrochemical, andglass industries.

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We must win,'' said Abe, LDP secretary general, who visited the city of Ichihara, Chiba Prefecture, in the morning to attend an office-opening ceremony for an LDP-backed candidate.
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