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Nishinomiya(nē'shēnō`mēä), city (1990 pop. 426,909), Hyogo prefecture, S Honshu, Japan, on Osaka Bay. It produces a famous sake. Its industry, located mostly along the coast, produces metals, machinery, chemicals, and rubber goods. Nishinomiya is a resort, as well as the site of several temples that were founded in the 7th and 8th cent. Kobe Women's College is in the city.
a city in Japan, in the southern part of Honshu Island, in Hyogo Prefecture. Population, 378,000 (1971). An important transportation center, the city is an industrial suburb of Osaka. Textiles and foodstuffs are produced; Nishinomiya is a major center for the production of fine sake. Optical and precision instruments and aircraft are also manufactured there.