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Definition of Japan

Japan

  1. Work varnished and figured in the Japanese manner; also, the varnish or lacquer used in japanning.
  2. Of or pertaining to Japan, or to the lacquered work of that country; as, Japan ware.
  3. To cover with a coat of hard, brilliant varnish, in the manner of the Japanese; to lacquer.
  4. To give a glossy black to, as shoes.

Japan Quotations

Yesterday, December seventh, 1941, a date which will live in infamy, the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan. We will gain the inevitable triumph, so help us God.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

When you look at Japanese traditional architecture, you have to look at Japanese culture and its relationship with nature. You can actually live in a harmonious, close contact with nature - this very unique to Japan.
Tadao Ando

China is a great manufacturing center, but it's actually mostly an assembly plant. So it assembles parts and components, high technology that comes from the surrounding industrial - more advanced industrial centers - Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore, the United States, Europe - and it basically assembles them.
Noam Chomsky

When I grew up, in Taiwan, the Korean War was seen as a good war, where America protected Asia. It was sort of an extension of World War II. And it was, of course, the peak of the Cold War. People in Taiwan were generally proAmerican. The Korean War made Japan. And then the Vietnam War made Taiwan. There is some truth to that.
Ang Lee

There's the assumption being made by the national security advisers to the Obama administration that the North Korean leadership is not suicidal, that they know they will be obliterated if they attacked the United States. But I would point that everything in South Korea and Japan is well within range of what they might want to do.
Oliver North
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Japan Translations

japan in Afrikaans is Japan
japan in Danish is Japan
japan in Dutch is Japan
japan in Finnish is Japani
japan in French is Japon
japan in Italian is Giappone
japan in Swedish is Japan