The New International Encyclopædia/Hirosaki

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HIROSAKI, hē'rṓ-sä'kḗ. A town of Japan, situated in the northern part of Nippon, 22 miles by rail from Asmori (Map: Japan, G 3). It contains ruins of an old castle and a museum. The chief product is lacquered ware. Population, in 1898, 31,771.