Yamato

(from the article `naval ship`) ...knots, this was the first of the new generation of `fast battleships` presaged by HMS Hood. In 1937, after the Washington and London treaties had ... The first major counterattack on Okinawa by the Japanese, begun on April 6, involved not only 355 kamikaze air raids but also the Yamato, the ....
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Yamato

(Japan) Ancient name of Japan and particularly the province of western Honshu where Japanese civilization began and where the early capitals were located; also the clan from which all emperors of Japan are descended, claiming the sun-goddess as ancestor. The Yamato period is often take...
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Yamato

[ship] Several ships have been named 大和 / ヤマト: ...
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Yamato

Ancient name of Japan and particularly the province of western Honshu where Japanese civilization began and where the early capitals were located; also the clan from which all emperors of Japan are...
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Yamato

city, Kanagawa ken (prefecture), Honshu, Japan, in the eastern part of the Sagamihara Plateau. During the Tokugawa period (1603–1867) it was a local ...
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Yamato

Japanese battleship class of World War II, consisting of the Yamato and the Musashi. Designed to be bigger and more powerful than any other warship in the world, they displaced 64,170 tons, had a...
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Yamato

Refers to the country of Japan or things Japanese, such as yamato-e (Japanese painting) and to the ancient court from which the imperial family arose. The Yamato court was situated either in modern Nara Prefecture, from the early fourth century A.D., or in northern Kyushu, starting perhaps in the early third century A.D.
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Yamato

The Yamato was a Japanese battleship of 62315 tons displacement launched in 1940 and sunk by American navy aircraft in April 1945 during the Second World War. The Yamato was powered by twelve oil-fired boilers providing a top speed of 27 knots. She carried a complement of 2500 and seven aircraft and was armed with nine 18 inch guns; twelve 6 inch g...
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