from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Japan. See Note at Japan.
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- proper n. Japan
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building
Romanized version of 日本, the native Japanese name for Japan. Another way to pronounce it is Nihon. (Wiktionary)