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Kurume

(ko͞oro͞o`mā), city (1990 pop. 228,347), Fukuoka prefecture, W Kyushu, Japan, on the Chikugo Plain. It is a commercial and agricultural center and manufactures rubber and cotton goods. Kurume is a former castle town.

Kurume

 

a city in Japan, southwest of Kyushu Island, situated on the Chikugo River in the Fukuoka Prefecture. Population, 192,400 (1970). It is an old center of the hand-woven cotton industry, producing the high-quality “Kurume” fabrics. The city also manufactures electrical machines, gourmet dairy foods, radiotechnological apparatus, chemicals, and tires.

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The goal of the collaboration with Sports Garden Corporation (Kurume, Fukuoka pref., Japan), which develops sports related amusement facilities, was to recreate the jukebox experience in bowling alleys.
FUKUOKA - A man and a woman were killed after their minivehicle was hit by an oncoming express train at a crossing early Thursday in Kurume, Fukuoka Prefecture, police said, adding none of the passengers were injured.
said Wednesday it will build a plant to produce engines for minivehicles in Kurume, Fukuoka Prefecture, in order to beef up efficiency in engine procurement amid brisk sales of minivehicles.
The DPJ chief is on a stumping tour in the city of Kurume, Fukuoka Prefecture, for the opposition party's candidate in the Fukuoka No.
Susumu Hirata, 74, living in Kurume, Fukuoka Prefecture, was sent to the camp in a Pyongyang suburb in 1946 suffering from malnutrition after internment by the Soviet Union in a Siberian labor camp.
St.Mary's College, Faculty of Nursing, St Mary's College, Tsubukuhon 422, Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan.
Friday, Wukong was moving over Kurume, Fukuoka Prefecture.
''It is outrageous that North Korea would have nuclear arms and weapons of mass destruction when its people are starving,'' the prime minister said while stumping on the campaign trail for a candidate from his Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) in Kurume, Fukuoka Prefecture.
According to the high court ruling, Yoshida, Tsutsumi and Ikegami killed Ikegami's 39-year-old husband in Kurume, Fukuoka Prefecture, in January 1998 by injecting air into his bloodstream.
''A huge sound, like an explosion, was heard just about the time the nose of the plane lifted after takeoff,'' said Yasunobu Motoda, 46, a company employee from Kurume, Fukuoka Prefecture.
Hidenori Mizukoshi, a company employee in Kurume, Fukuoka, kicked his mother, 62, in the head at their home on May 20 because he was angry that she had repeatedly borrowed money from moneylenders, the ruling said.