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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

Japan learned from the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki that the tragedy wrought by nuclear weapons must never be repeated and that humanity and nuclear weapons cannot coexist.
Daisaku Ikeda

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

Maitake mushrooms are known in Japan as 'the dancing mushroom.' According to a Japanese legend, a group of Buddhist nuns and woodcutters met on a mountain trail, where they discovered a fruiting of maitake mushrooms emerging from the forest floor. Rejoicing at their discovery of this delicious mushroom, they danced to celebrate.
Paul Stamets

In Japan, Taiwan and South Korea, the government in a matter of years has put a lot of energy behind recycling food waste as livestock feed. It's environmentally friendly, it provides cheap livestock feed for the farmers in those parts of the world, and it avoids sending the food waste to landfill.
Tristram Stuart

Japan's very interesting. Some people think it copies things. I don't think that anymore. I think what they do is reinvent things. They will get something that's already been invented and study it until they thoroughly understand it. In some cases, they understand it better than the original inventor.
Steve Jobs
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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
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