In 1875 no less than seven of these schools sent deputies to hold a convention in Osaka, and for a moment an appeal to force seemed possible.
There are also mints at Osaka, Bangkok and Teheran, and the Seoul mint was at work in 1904.
OSAKA, or Ozaka, a city of Japan in the province of Settsu.
It lies in a plain bounded, except westward, where it opens on Osaka Bay, by hills of considerable height, on both sides of the Yodogawa, or rather its headwater the Aji (the outlet of Lake Biwa), and is so intersected by riverbranches and canals as to suggest a comparison with a Dutch town.
Steamers ply between Osaka and Kobe-Hiogo or Kobe, and Osaka is an important railway centre.