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Yokkaichi (yōk-kĪˈchē) [key], city (1990 pop. 274,180), Mie prefecture, W Honshu, Japan, a port on Ise Bay. It is a manufacturing center that produces banko ware (a kind of porcelain), automobiles, cotton textiles, chemicals, tea, cement, and computer parts.

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