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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th 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).

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

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

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Examples

  • LOS ANGELES - (Business Wire) Nara Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: NARA), the holding company of Nara

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Yoshitomo Nara is a Japanese artist who, since the Japanese pop movement of the 1990s, has received international acclaim with his distinct figurative style.

    Doreen Remen: Last Chance for a Last Look at Nara

  • Yoshitomo Nara is a Japanese artist who, since the Japanese pop movement of the 1990s, has received international acclaim with his distinct figurative style.

    Doreen Remen: Last Chance for a Last Look at Nara

  • Yoshitomo Nara is a Japanese artist who, since the Japanese pop movement of the 1990s, has received international acclaim with his distinct figurative style.

    Doreen Remen: Last Chance for a Last Look at Nara

  • Yoshitomo Nara is a Japanese artist who, since the Japanese pop movement of the 1990s, has received international acclaim with his distinct figurative style.

    Doreen Remen: Last Chance for a Last Look at Nara

  • Xinhua/Zuma Press Sept. 22: China's delegates to the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum on tourism in Nara, Japan, skip a dinner hosted by Japan's tourism minister, Sumio Mabuchi, who declines a courtesy call by Zhu Shangzhong, vice chairman of the China National Tourism Administration.

    Japan-China Island Dispute: Key Dates

  • An eternal flame lamp at the tomb of a Buddhist priest in Nara, Japan has kept burning for 1,130 years.

    Cards Of Life And Death

  • But there is some confusion in its use, for it is applied not only to the supreme being but to a double incarnation of him called Nara-Nârâyaṇa, and images of the pair may still be seen in Vishnuite temples.

    Hinduism and Buddhism, An Historical Sketch, Vol. 2

  • Slipping away from the Bombers was bliss-makingAya had chanted the name Yoshio Nara about a million times.

    Scott Westerfeld: Uglies Quartet

  • Slipping away from the Bombers was bliss-makingAya had chanted the name Yoshio Nara about a million times.

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