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  • proper n. Rare spelling of Kyoto.


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  • At the great festival of the Kamo shrine in Kioto the processionists crowned their heads with the leaves of this plant, so it must have been well known.

    Diaries of Court Ladies of Old Japan

  • It depicted real life in Kioto as a contemporary gentleman might have lived it.

    Diaries of Court Ladies of Old Japan

  • In 1867 we see Japan under the nominal rule of the Emperor who resided in Kioto surrounded by an aristocracy of birth called Kuge, commonly known as the court nobles in contradistinction to the feudal lords who formed the military aristocracy.

    The Growth of Representative Government in Japan

  • A visit to Kioto, which is called the City of Temples, shows us some prominent local peculiarities.

    Foot-prints of Travel or, Journeyings in Many Lands

  • With his sword by his side -- a Murimasa blade, likely to bring bad luck to the wearer sooner or later -- he had walked from his own house in the quarter of Kioto which is called Yamashina to the quarter which is called Yoshiwara, a place of ill repute, where dwell women of evil life, and where roysterers and drunkards come by night.

    Tales of Fantasy and Fact

  • If somebody hints that Russian science is under political pressure from Kremlin, I can remind that Putin's economic adviser Andrey Illarionov was the most vocal critic of Putin's decision to embrace Kioto protocol, and was forced to resign because of it.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • And this does not require any international treaties like Kioto, national programs to build nuclear plants are quite enough.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Um lobby financiado pelas gigantes petrolíferas assentou arraiais na nossa Europa com a missão de convencer a União Europeia, os seus governos e os seus cidadãos a abandonarem o protocolo de Kioto.

    Petróleo em vez de Eólica

  • So one fine morning in the spring they both set out along the road that led from Kioto to Osaka, one from one end and the other from the other.

    The Violet Fairy Book

  • Once upon a time in the country of Japan there lived two frogs, one of whom made his home in a ditch near the town of Osaka, on the sea coast, while the other dwelt in a clear little stream which ran through the city of Kioto.

    The Violet Fairy Book


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