japan

[n] - a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago 2. [n] - a string of more than 3,000 islands east of Asia extending 1,300 miles between the Sea of Japan and the western Pacific Ocean 3. [n] - lacquerware decorated and varnished in the Japanese manner with a glossy durable black lacquer 4. [n] - lacquer with a d...
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Japan

• (v. t.) To cover with a coat of hard, brilliant varnish, in the manner of the Japanese; to lacquer. • (v. t.) To give a glossy black to, as shoes. • (n.) Work varnished and figured in the Japanese manner; also, the varnish or lacquer used in japanning. • (a.) Of or pertaining to Japan, or to the lacquered work of that country;...
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Japan

Japanese Archipelago noun a string of more than 3,000 islands east of Asia extending 1,300 miles between the Sea of Japan and the western Pacific Ocean
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japan

noun lacquer with a durable glossy black finish, originally from the orient
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Japan

[Epcot] The Japan Pavilion is part of the World Showcase within Epcot at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. Its location is between The American Adventure and Morocco pavilions. ==History== The Japan pavilion is one of the original World Showcase pavilions and had been in planning since the late 1970s. Many attractions have been proposed ...
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Japan

Click images to enlargeCountry in northeast Asia, occupying a group of islands of which the four main ones are Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku. Japan is situated between the Sea of Japan (to the west) and the north Pacific (to the east), east of North and South Korea. Government Japan is a parliamentary democracy. I...
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Japan

Ja·pan' (jȧ*păn') noun [ From Japan , the country.] Work varnished and figured in the Japanese manner; also, the varnish or lacquer used in japanning.
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Japan

Ja·pan' adjective Of or pertaining to Japan, or to the lacquered work of that country; as, Japan ware. Japan allspice (Botany) , a spiny shrub from Japan ( Chimonanthus fragrans ), related to the Carolina allspice. -- Japan black (Chemistry) ,
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Japan

According to legend, in 718 in Katsunuma ( Yamanashi on the main island of Honshu), the holy Gyoki gave him vines handed over by the Buddha Nyorai and built the Daizenji Temple. In honor of the Buddha, Gyoki created a still standing statue in the temple called Budo Yakushi (Budo = Wine, Yakushi = Teacher of Medicine). For a long time, wine was cons...
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Japan

Country in northeast Asia, occupying a group of islands of which the four main ones are Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku. Japan is situated between the Sea of Japan (to the west) and the north...
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Japan

country lying off the east coast of Asia. It consists of a great string of islands in a northeast-southwest arc that stretches for approximately ... [307 related articles]
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japan

glossy black varnish or lacquer
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Japan

Japan (jupăn') , Jap. Nihon or Nippon, country (2005 est. pop. 127,417,000), 145,833 sq mi (377,835 sq km), occupying an archipelago off the coast of E Asia. The capital is Tokyo, which, along with neighboring Yokohama, forms the world's most populous metropolitan region.Sections in this a...
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japan

Of or pertaining to Japan, or to the lacquered work of that country; as, Japan ware. ... <botany> Japan allspice, a cloverlike plant (Lespedeza striata) from Eastern Asia, useful for fodder, first noticed in the Southern United States about 1860, but now become very common. During the Civil War it was called variously Yankee clover and Rebel ...
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