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Koshigaya

(kōshē`gäyä), city (1990 pop. 285,259), Saitama prefecture, central Honshu, Japan, on the Motoara River. A suburb of Tokyo noted for its peach orchards, Koshigaya also produces leather, chemicals, and machinery.
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Koshigaya

 

a city in Japan. Located in Tokyo Prefecture on the island of Honshu. A satellite city of Tokyo. Population, 139,400 (1970). There is food-processing and metalworking industry.

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