Imabari (ēmäˈbärē) [key], city (1990 pop. 123,114), Ehime prefecture, N Shikoku, Japan, on the Hiuchi Sea. It is a commercial and fishing port and a manufacturing center with industries producing cotton textiles and food products.
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