Hirakata definition by Webster's New World
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city in S Honshu, Japan, north of Osaka: pop. 394,000
Hirakata definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A city of southern Honshu, Japan, a suburb north-northeast of Osaka in an agricultural and lumbering area. Population: 405,000.