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

  • Mishima, Yukio Originally Kimitake Hiraoka. 1925-1970. Japanese author best known for The Sea of Fertility (1970), a tetralogy which explores the development of modern Japanese ideals.

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  • n. A slip inlay style of pottery adopted from Korea, probably in the 16th century.

Etymologies

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Mishima pottery is named either after the Japanese Island of Mishima, where the original pottery was transported from Korea, or after a radiating character of almanacs made in Mishima, Japan.

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