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  • proper n. A surname.

Etymologies

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From Japanese 霧島.

Examples

  • The Kirishima was the flagship for the battleships and heavy cruisers, the Akagi for the carriers.

    DAY OF DECEIT

  • "The markets would interpret such an unorthodox move by the BOJ as a sign that Japan is in bad shape," said Kazutaka Kirishima, an economics professor at Josai University northwest of Tokyo.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • A third Aegis destroyer the Kirishima, which is expected to track the missile, has also set sail from its Yokosuka base in the Kanagawa Prefecture en route to the Pacific Ocean.

    RIA Novosti

  • Shinmoedake, in the Kirishima range, erupted yesterday, spewing ash as high as 2,500 meters 8,200 feet into the air, Japan's Meteorological Agency said in a statement on its website.

    Mount Kirishima Eruption: Japan Raises Alert After Volcano's Biggest Eruption In 50 Years

  • Shinmoedake, part of the Kirishima mountain range on the island of Kyushu, southwest Japan, erupted last Wednesday in its first major activity for 52 years.

    Japan volcano erupts with big blast of ash and rocks

  • Ash and smoke from the 4,662-foot peak of Shinmoedake, part of the Kirishima mountain range on the island of Kyushu, southwest Japan, more than 1,000 residents advised to evacuate

    Japan volcano erupts with big blast of ash and rocks

  • Kirishima-Yaku National Park: 54,833 hectares (ha)

    Yakushima (Yaku-Island), Japan

  • It was addressed to the radio call sign of the Japanese battleship HIMJS Kirishima, part of the Hawaii raid force, in the urgent special cipher code.16

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  • Two of his battleships Hiei and Kirishima were assigned to the First Air Fleet for the Hawaii attack.

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  • He reported that the battleship Kirishima was “believed” to be at the Yokosuka Navy Base (southeast of Tokyo) on November 25, 1941, when actually the warship was at Hitokappu Bay on that date (see p. 88 of the H Chronology).

    DAY OF DECEIT

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