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Koshigaya (kōshēˈgäyä) [key], city (1990 pop. 285,259), Saitama prefecture, central Honshu, Japan, on the Motoara River. A suburb of Tokyo noted for its peach orchards, Koshigaya also produces leather, chemicals, and machinery.

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