from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of south-central Honshu, Japan, east of Osaka. An ancient cultural and religious center, it was founded in 706 and was the first fixed capital of Japan (710-784). Population: 369,000.

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  • proper n. A prefecture in Japan.
  • proper n. Prefecture capital of Nara.
  • proper n. Something related with Nara area.

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  • n. the independent agency that oversees management of federal government records including presidential libraries and historic collections


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