Synonyms for japan

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The daily proceedings of Congress at Washington are discussed in Japan.

She is going straight to the coast where they catch steamer for Japan.

We must now consider the traces left by mother-descent in Japan and China.

Japan may be said to be already thoroughly familiar with the European system.

Baron Kato's speech was delivered after Japan had declared war.

Japan's declaration of war against Germany was dated August 23, 1914.

We know that we cannot yet settle with Japan for years to come.

In Japan the laws are similar, but in spite of this divorce is rare in China and Japan.

Or that the least insect in Japan has a name twice the length of its body?

They do not wear socks nor stockings, for it is not very cold in Japan.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, via Portuguese Japao, Dutch Japan, acquired in Malacca from Malay Japang, from Chinese jih pun "sunrise" (equivalent of Japanese Nippon), from jih "sun" + pun "origin." Earliest form in Europe was Marco Polo's Chipangu. Cultural contact led to japaning "coat with lacquer or varnish" (1680s), japonaiserie (1896, from French), etc.

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