The rooftops of Kagoshima.Licensed from iStockPhoto
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seaport on the S coast of Kyushu, Japan: pop. 534,000
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A city of southern Kyushu, Japan, on Kagoshima Bay, an inlet of the East China Sea. Satsuma porcelain ware is produced in the city, which is also a major port. Population: 604,000.