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Tokorozawa

(tōkō'rō`zäwä), city (1990 pop. 303,040), Saitama prefecture, central Honshu, Japan. It is a suburb of Tokyo and an agricultural market for locally grown green tea. It is the base of an amusement center and prefectural natural park.

Tokorozawa

 

a city in Japan, on Honshu Island, in Saitama Prefecture, northwest of Tokyo. Population, 150,700 (1972). An important center of the Japanese aviation industry, Tokorozawa also has industries producing precision machinery, electric locomotives, and textiles (mainly cotton).

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