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Japan
n. country situated on a chain of islands off the eastern coast of Asia
 
japan
adj. of or pertaining to japan lacquer
 
n. shiny black lacquer which originated in Japan; something varnished with japan lacquer
 
v. varnish with japan lacquer; coat with any black lacquer

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Japan
Japan (; Nippon or Nihon ; formally or Nihon-koku, "State of Japan") is an island country in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan, the East China SeaChinaNorth KoreaSouth Korea and Russia, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south. The kanji that make up Japan's name mean "sun origin", and Japan is often called the "Land of the Rising Sun".

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Japan

Noun
1. 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
(synonym) Japanese Islands, Japanese Archipelago
(hypernym) archipelago
(part-holonym) Pacific, Pacific Ocean
(part-meronym) Hokkaido, Ezo, Yezo
2. a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building
(synonym) Nippon, Nihon
(hypernym) Asian country, Asian nation
(part-holonym) Asia
(member-meronym) Japanese, Nipponese
(part-meronym) Kammon Strait Bridge
(class) harakiri, hara-kiri, harikari

 
japan

Noun
1. lacquerware decorated and varnished in the Japanese manner with a glossy durable black lacquer
(hypernym) lacquerware
2. lacquer with a durable glossy black finish, originally from the orient
(hypernym) lacquer

Verb
1. coat with a lacquer, as done in Japan
(hypernym) lacquer
(classification) handicraft


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Japan
n. Japan, country situated on a chain of islands off the eastern coast of Asia; (in Japanese) Nippon, land of the rising sun

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Japan
n. Japan, country situated on a chain of islands off the eastern coast of Asia


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