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Onomichi (ōnōˈmēchē) [key], city (1990 pop. 97,103), Hiroshima prefecture, SW Honshu, Japan, on the Inland Sea. It is a shipping center and the site of several Buddhist temples, notably that of Senko-ji (10th cent.).

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