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Definition 1: lacquer with a durable glossy black finish, originally from the orient - [noun denoting artifact]

(japan is a kind of ...) a hard glossy coating

Definition 2: lacquerware decorated and varnished in the Japanese manner with a glossy durable black lacquer - [noun denoting artifact]

(japan is a kind of ...) a decorative work made of wood and covered with lacquer and often inlaid with ivory or precious metals

Definition 3: a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for japan in the sense of this definition

(japan is an instance of ...) any one of the nations occupying the Asian continent

(japan is a part of ...) a city in central Japan on southern Honshu; a famous cultural center that was once the capital of Japan

(japan is a part of ...) a chain of 55 islands in the western Pacific to the to the southwest of Japan (returned by United States to Japan in 1972)

(japan is a part of ...) the chief city in the Ryukyu Islands

(japan is a part of ...) port city on southern Honshu on Osaka Bay; a commercial and industrial center of Japan

(japan is a part of ...) a city of east central Honshu; a suburb of Tokyo

(japan is a part of ...) an industrial city in southern Honshu

(japan is a part of ...) a city in central Honshu to the northwest of Tokyo; site of a Buddhist shrine

(japan is a part of ...) the capital and largest city of Japan; the economic and cultural center of Japan

(japan is a part of ...) a city on western Hokkaido that is the center of a fertile agricultural area

(japan is a part of ...) a suspension bridge between Kyushu and Honshu

(japan is a part of ...) a commercial city in northern Japan on western Hokkaido

(japan is a part of ...) a Japanese city on northern Kyushu

(japan is a part of ...) the largest of the Volcano Islands of Japan

(japan is a part of ...) a group of Japanese Islands in the northwestern Pacific Ocean to the north of the Marianas

(japan is a part of ...) a volcano in central Honshu near Nagano; one of the largest volcanoes in Japan (8,340 feet)

(japan is a part of ...) an industrial city of Japan in southern Honshu

(japan is a part of ...) a Japanese city in southern Honshu; main residential suburb of Osaka

(japan is a part of ...) a Japanese city in southern Honshu on the Pacific shore

(japan is a part of ...) port city on southeastern Honshu in central Japan

(japan is a part of ...) a city in southern Japan on Kyushu; a leading port and shipbuilding center; on August 9, 1945 Nagasaki became the second populated area to receive an atomic bomb

(japan is a part of ...) a city in southern Japan on Kyushu

(japan is a part of ...) an extinct volcano in south central Honshu that is the highest peak in Japan; last erupted in 1707; famous for its symmetrical snow-capped peak; a sacred mountain and site for pilgrimages

(... is part of japan) the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations

(japan is a member of ...) a native or inhabitant of Japan

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) a terrorist organization whose goal is to take over Japan and then the world; based on a religion founded in 1987 that combines elements of Buddhism with Christianity

"in 1995 Aum members released deadly sarin gas on a Tokyo subway train"

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) an ancient ritual for preparing and serving and drinking tea

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) the Japanese art of folding paper into shapes representing objects (e.g., flowers or birds)

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) the traditional Japanese method of espionage; involves stealthy movements and the use of camouflage

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) a method of self-defense without weapons that was developed in China and Japan; holds and blows are supplemented by clever use of the attacker's own weight and strength

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) treatment of symptoms by applying pressure with the fingers to specific pressure points on the body

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) a form of chess played on a board of 81 squares; each player has 20 pieces

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) a board game for two players who place counters on a grid; the object is to surround and so capture the opponent's counters

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) a Japanese form of wrestling; you lose if you are forced out of a small ring or if any part of your body (other than your feet) touches the ground

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) ritual suicide by self-disembowelment on a sword; practiced by samurai in the traditional Japanese society

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) a traditional Japanese system of unarmed combat; sharp blows and kicks are given to pressure-sensitive points on the body of the opponent

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) a pilot trained and willing to cause a suicidal crash

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) a musician who plays the koto

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) a wrestler who participates in sumo (a Japanese form of wrestling)

"sumo wrestlers are large heavy men"

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) a Japanese gangster

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) physicist honored for advances in solid state electronics (born in Japan in 1925)

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) mattress consisting of a pad of cotton batting that is used for sleeping on the floor or on a raised frame

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) a fighter plane used for suicide missions by Japanese pilots in World War II

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) an ultra-leftist militant group founded in 1957 from the breakup of the Japanese Communist Party; includes a covert action wing

"Chukaku-Ha attacks tend to cause property damage rather than casualties"

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) a terrorist group organized in 1970 to overthrow the Japanese government and monarchy and to foment world revolution; is said to have close ties with Palestinian terrorists

"in 1972 the Japanese Red Army was responsible for a massacre at an airport in Israel"

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) organized crime in Japan; an alliance of criminal organizations and illegal enterprises

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) a legislative assembly in certain countries (e.g., Japan)

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) the district administered by a prefect (as in France or Japan or the Roman Empire)

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) vegetables and seafood dipped in batter and deep-fried

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) rice (with raw fish) wrapped in seaweed

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) very thinly sliced raw fish

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) thin beef strips (or chicken or pork) cooked briefly at the table with onions and greens and soy sauce

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) the thick green root of the wasabi plant that the Japanese use in cooking and that tastes like strong horseradish; in powder or paste form it is often eaten with raw fish

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) a thick paste made from fermented soybeans and barley or rice malt; used in Japanese cooking to make soups or sauces

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) the language (related to Japanese) that is spoken by the people of the Ryukyu Islands

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) Japanese alcoholic beverage made from fermented rice; usually served hot

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) the language (usually considered to be Altaic) spoken by the Japanese

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) a form of Buddhism emphasizing mystical symbolism of mantras and mudras and the Buddha's ideal which is inexpressible

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) a translucent screen made of a wooden frame covered with rice paper

(japan is the region of the domain of ...) United States conductor (born in Japan in 1935)

Definition 4: a string of more than 3,000 islands to the east of Asia extending 1,300 miles between the Sea of Japan and the western Pacific Ocean - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for japan in the sense of this definition

(japan is an instance of ...) a group of many islands in a large body of water

(japan is a part of ...) the second largest of the four main islands of Japan; to the north of Honshu

(japan is a part of ...) the central and largest of the four main islands of Japan; between the Sea of Japan and the Pacific Ocean; regarded as the Japanese mainland

(japan is a part of ...) the southernmost of the four main islands of Japan; contains coal fields

(japan is a part of ...) the smallest of the four main islands of Japan; to the south of Honshu and to the east of Kyushu; separated from Honshu by the Inland Sea; forested and mountainous

(japan is a part of ...) a bay of the western Pacific in southern Honshu

(... is part of japan) the largest ocean in the world

Definition 5: coat with a lacquer, as done in Japan - [verb of creation]

(japan is a kind of ...) coat with lacquer

"A lacquered box from China"

(japan belongs to category ...) a craft that requires skillful hands

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