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1) Kyoto. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Kyoto prefecture, S Honshu, Japan, on the Kamo River. Yodo is its port. Kyoto is one of Japan's largest cities and an important cultural and spiritual center. It...

2) Yukawa, Hideki. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Japanese physicist, grad. Kyoto Univ., 1929, Ph.D. Osaka Univ., 1938. He was professor of physics at Kyoto Univ. from 1939 to 1970. He received the 1949 Nobel Prize...

3) Fukui, Kenichi. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Fukui developed the theory that during chemical reactions molecules share loosely bonded electrons, which occupy so-called frontier orbitals. This theory advanced...

4) Maizuru. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Kyoto prefecture, SW Honshu, Japan, on Maizuru Bay. It is an important port and naval base with the best natural harbor on the Japan Sea coast. The city has spinning...

5) Miyazu. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Kyoto prefecture, S Honshu, Japan, on Miyazu Bay. It is a fishing port and processes marine products. Nearby is Ama-no-hashidate, or "heaven's bridge," a long promontory...

6) Murakami, Haruki. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Europe and the United States from 1986 to 1995. Widely considered one of Japan's most important 20th-century novelists, he is heavily influenced by American culture...

7) Uji. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Kyoto prefecture, S Honshu, Japan. It is a resort and is noted for its green tea and for cormorant fishing. Uji is best known for its 11th-century monastery, Byodo-in,...

8) Fukuchiyama. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Kyoto prefecture, W central Honshu, Japan, on the Yura River. Now an important railway junction and an agricultural market, it was a major castle town during the...

9) Ayabe. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Kyoto prefecture, W central Honshu, Japan, on the Yura River. It is an agricultural and communications center where raw silk and silk fabrics are manufactured....

10) Sesshu. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Japanese master of ink painting (suiboku) and Zen Buddhist priest, also known as Sesshu Toyo. He may have studied under Shubun in Kyoto. He made a trip to China (c.1467),...

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