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Toyota (toi-ōˈtə, Jap. tōyōˈtä) [key], city (1990 pop. 332,336), Aichi prefecture, central Honshu, Japan. It is a major industrial center dominated by the Toyota Motor Company, which produces passenger vehicles and auto parts there.

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