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  • n. Plural form of geisha.


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  • But you see people costumed as "geishas" all the time.


  • 52 Stories about GIs and "geishas" soon followed. 53 At around the same time, journalists began reporting from Europe that American soldiers had earned a bad reputation as a result of "a general increase in ... drunkenness, petty robbery, assaults, and destruction of civilian property," not only in Germany but also in former allied nations.

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  • When one thinks of Japan or Japanese culture, it is likely that minimalism, order, and ancient customs come into mind, along with karoke, geishas, and sushi.

    Wallpaper by Vincent Olm

  • He knew the “Jong-Keena” of old time from the geishas of the tea houses of


  • Kate MacGarry, E2, Wed to 8 OctSSOver the last 20 or so years Lisa Milroy has made mystifying paintings of subjects from painstakingly arranged collections of shoes to a sudden penchant for cartoon geishas.

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  • Mr. ROCCA: So are they kind of like - geishas that are irritating, are they like stalker geishas?

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  • He has culled inspiration for his extravagant, theatrical collections from cultures as far-flung as Kenya's Massai people and the geishas of Japan.

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  • From geishas in their elaborate floral kimonos to feisty Austen heroines like Emma in their printed muslin to the demure but luxuriant floral tea dresses of the '30s, from the liberated, paisley cat-suited flower children of the '60s to the grunged-out milkmaids of the '90s to the celebratory, almost anti-recessionist riot of vibrancy in stores now, florals and prints have always messaged an "alternative," or "different perspective."

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  • Over the tagged panels, using his own paper stencils that are unique to each painting, Fujita creates intricate compositions, which feature samurais, geishas, dragons, tigers and fish, using spraypaint, paint marker and Mean Streak, in striking colors.

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  • The plot is suitably ridiculous and involves an evil steel-producing corporation that kidnaps girls and turns them into brainwashed cyborg geishas to be used for political assassinations.

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