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Kishiwada

(kēshēwä`dä), city (1990 pop. 188,563), Osaka prefecture, SW Honshu, Japan, on Osaka Bay. It is an industrial and residential suburb of Osaka, producing lumber, textiles, and metals.
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Kishiwada

 

a city in Japan, on the southern part of the island of Honshu, in Osaka Prefecture. Population, 162,000 (1970). It is a port on the Inland Sea. It is a center for the processing of agricultural and marine products. Kishiwada also has textile (cotton), chemical, and metalworking industries.

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