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Mishima (mēˈshēmä) [key], city (1990 pop. 105,418), Shizuoka prefecture, central Honshu, Japan. It is a hot-spring resort, a transportation hub, and a center for dairy processing and mechanical, textile, and paper industries. It is noted for its Mishima (Shinto) shrine and Rakujuen Park.

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