Russo-Japanese War

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Russo-Japanese War

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(Historical Terms) a war (1904–05) between Russia and Japan, caused largely by rivalry over Korea and Manchuria. Russia suffered a series of major defeats
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Noun1.Russo-Japanese War - Japanese victory in the war with Russia (1904-1905) gave Japan power over Korea and ManchuriaRusso-Japanese War - Japanese victory in the war with Russia (1904-1905) gave Japan power over Korea and Manchuria
Tsushima - a naval battle in the Russo-Japanese War (1905); the Japanese fleet defeated the Russian fleet in the Korean Strait
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Speaking at a reception, Abe quoted a phrase -- "weather today fine but high waves" -- used by a Japanese admiral in a telegram before a naval battle in the 1905 Russo-Japanese war.
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