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Jap•a•nese(ˌdʒæp əˈniz, -ˈnis)
n., pl. -nese,
1. a native or inhabitant of Japan.
2. a member of a people constituting the overwhelming majority of the inhabitants of Japan and the Ryukyu Islands.
4. of or pertaining to Japan, the Japanese, or their language.
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|Noun||1.||Nipponese - a native or inhabitant of Japan |
samurai - feudal Japanese military aristocracy
ninja - a class of 14th century Japanese who were trained in martial arts and were hired for espionage and assassinations
Nihon, Nippon, Japan - a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building
Ryukyuan - a member of the Japanese people living on the Ryukyu Islands southwest of Japan
geisha, geisha girl - a Japanese woman trained to entertain men with conversation and singing and dancing
ninja - a member of the ninja who were trained in martial arts and hired for espionage or sabotage or assassinations; a person skilled in ninjutsu
samurai - a Japanese warrior who was a member of the feudal military aristocracy
shogun - a hereditary military dictator of Japan; the shoguns ruled Japan until the revolution of 1867-68
|Adj.||1.||Nipponese - of or relating to or characteristic of Japan or its people or their culture or language; "the Japanese Emperor"; "Japanese cars"|
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