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The girl born Dec. 1 to the Crown Prince and Crown Princess has been named Princess Aiko, the Imperial Household Agency said Friday.

The name was bestowed by the Emperor in a ceremony based on Imperial family tradition on the seventh day after the baby was born. Both Princess Aiko and her mother are expected to leave the Imperial Household Hospital today.

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