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  • n. medium-sized largely seedless mandarin orange with thin smooth skin
  • n. a variety of mandarin orange


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  • Although originally introduced to Japan from China, it was contact with Japan that introduced this fruit to the West, explaining why it is known by the name Satsuma, the historic name for one of the areas it is grown.

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  • His pottery, known as Satsuma ware, carries the name of his abductor's ancestral county.

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  • Incidentally, the Doctor in a 2005 Dr. Who episode (Tennant) saved the earth from alien invasion with a Mikan (also called a Satsuma from the Satsuma province). - Major Updates

  • Life changes slowly in Satsuma, which is fine with the many retirees who, like Poppen, moved here to float away their days fishing the St. Johns River.

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  • He filmed a sitcom pilot called Satsuma And Pumpkin, about Second World War codebreakers, in August 2003 - just four months before he died at the age of 75.

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  • The most popular varieties of mandarins, such as Satsuma, are self-pollinating and don't need help from bees to produce fruit.

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  • Also being made available this Saturday are a variety of trees, many of which are citrus trees and others, such as Satsuma, Orange, Kumquat and Mayhaw, and are being provided to the Master Gardeners by Phil Sauber from Beaumont. (Orange, Texas) Homepage

  • The only gesture in that direction at Dinner is the first entr é e on the menu, called Meat Fruit, which appears to be a perfectly behaved Satsuma, but is in reality an orange-encased ball of chicken-liver p â t é .

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  • The wife of an American diplomat in the 19th century who introduced it to America apparently confused it with the old provice Satsuma which was a producer of said fruit.

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  • Satsuma Gishiden vol. 1, written and illustrated by Hiroshi Hirata, Dark Horse.

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