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ka·ta·na

 (kə-tä′nə)
n.
A long, single-edge sword for use with two hands, traditionally worn by samurai.

[Japanese, from Old Japanese : kata, opposite side, one (of a pair) + na, blade.]

katana

(kəˈtɑːnə)
n
(Fencing) a long, curved single-edged sword traditionally used by Japanese samurai
[C18: Japanese]
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