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Matsue

(mätso͞o`ā), city (1990 pop. 142,956), capital of ShimaneShimane
, prefecture (1990 pop. 781,005), SW Honshu, Japan, on the Sea of Japan. Matsue (the capital), Hamada, and Izumo are the most important cities. Stock raising, lumbering, and rice growing are important activities. The Oki Islands are part of Shimane.
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 prefecture, SW Honshu, Japan, a port on the Sea of Japan. It is an important distribution center and a popular tourist spot. Landmarks include the 17th cent. Matsue Castle and a museum containing a collection of the manuscripts and letters of Lafcadio HearnHearn, Lafcadio
, 1850–1904, American-Japanese author, b. Lefkás, Ionian Islands, of Irish-Greek parentage. He was educated in Ireland, England, and France before immigrating to the United States in 1869.
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, who lived in Matsue for 15 months in the late 19th cent. and wrote about the city and recorded its folktales.

Matsue

 

a city in Japan, in western Honshu Island; port on the isthmus between Lake Shinji and Naka-no-umi Lagoon. It is the capital of Shimane Prefecture. Population, 118,000 (1970). Matsue has silk-spinning, wood-products, and food industries. Cottage industries include the production of lacquer ware, ceramics, and other articles.

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MATSUE, Japan - A museum in Matsue, Shimane Prefecture, started a year-long exhibition Sunday to follow in the footsteps of naturalized Japanese writer Lafcadio Hearn, also known as Yakumo Koizumi, through photographs.
Matsue, Japan - A collection of 120 photographs taken by a Japanese photographer who worked in New York in the early 20th century has been found in his nephew's house in Saitama Prefecture and will be partly exhibited from March in his hometown of Matsue, Shimane Prefecture.
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7 in Matsue, Shimane Prefecture in western Japan, to discuss topics such as the current Asian financial crisis, organizers said Monday.
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