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, officially the , is the largest city in Japan by population, and most populous municipality of Japan. It is the capital city of Kanagawa Prefecture. It lies on Tokyo Bay, south of Tokyo, in the Kantō region of the main island of Honshu. It is a major commercial hub of the Greater Tokyo Area.

Yokohama's population of 3.7 million makes it Japan's largest incorporated city. Yokohama developed rapidly as Japan's prominent port city following the end of Japan's relative isolation in the mid-19th century, and is today one of its major ports along with Kobe, Osaka, Nagoya, Hakata, Tokyo, and Chiba.

Yokohama (disambiguation)

Yokohama is the capital city of Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.

Yokohama may also refer to:

  • Yokohama, Aomori, a town located in Aomori Prefecture, Japan
  • Yokohama (chicken), a breed of chicken that originated in Germany in the 19th century
  • Yokohama (born 1991), a horse jockeyed by Madeleine A. Pickens
  • Yokohama Kaidashi Kikō, a manga and anime series
  • Yokohama Rubber Company, a Japanese tire manufacturer
  • Linux Kernel 2.6.35, Computer operating system software version

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Yokohama than Mushy Hansen beat it down the waterfront to see if he couldst match me at some good fight club.

During the gales here at Yokohama a merchantman had been blown ashore, some buildings damaged, many cutters and fishing boats lost, havoc wrought in the village and Yoshiwara, many tents in the military encampment on the bluff blown away but no casualties there, or in the Settlement.

Judy was there with a couple of her people, Terry MacAndrew from the Loch Ness area, and Ginko Amagawa from Yokohama.

German-based Dasell Cabin Interior, while Boeing uses the Japanese firms Jamco and Yokohama Rubber for their wide-body and narrow-body jets, respectively.

On the Pacific coast, where Yokohama and Kawasaki had once been, were five Soleri structures, each twelve kilometers tall, surrounded by a hundred thousand hectares of city greenspace, then a vast jumble of townships, each following its own architectural plan, each with over ten million citizens.

What do I do about them, he asked himself, suddenly sick to death of Yokohama and violently anxious to assume all the mantle and secrets of his grandfather--and to confront his mother.

And also because, recently, there had been covert instructions to all Bakufu spies with promises of rich rewards to focus on Yokohama, to discover gai-jin secrets, and who was feeding the enemy forbidden information about things Japanese.

In the Shimonoseki Straits, inbound from Shanghai for Yokohama with a cargo of silver, ammunition and arms, then onwards to the Philippines with opium, tea and general trade goods, she had been fired upon by shore batteries.

This was followed in close succession by reports of attacks on Yokohama, Kawasaki, and Yokosuka, and a short time later by another series of reports telling of attacks farther south, on Nagoya, Yokkaichi, Wakayama, and Kobe.

Like Kamakura and Yokohama, which were part of the Tokyo megalopolis a few miles north, Yokosuka had been one of the port cities where the British and others seeking trade with Japan were isolated so as not to contaminate the purity of Nippon.

Yet we are informed by him that in Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Yokohama, the Augean stables of American vice are located.

We have the Baekje en route to Yokohama to pick up a leased submersible that will be required for the deep-water recovery operation.

Nissan Courier, Japanese registry, she's a car carrier out of Yokohama delivering a bunch of cars and trucks.

I'm just commenting on it since we are private today," Jaxom went on, "and because I was so surprised when Aivas did not know that Thread's descent passed so close to the Yokohama.

He was constructing an emergency beacon for her from parts he had “found” on the Yokohama.