Definitions

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  • noun Japanese cherry tree
  • noun cherry blossom (Japanese cherry tree)

Etymologies

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From Japanese  (sakura, "cherry tree").

Examples

  • Not only are their blossoms ubiquitous at this time of year but so is "sakura," the Japanese word for cherry, which shows up in poetry and on Japanese kimonos, pottery, paintings and even cakes and other confections.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Not only are their blossoms ubiquitous at this time of year but so is "sakura," the Japanese word for cherry, which shows up in poetry and on Japanese kimonos, pottery, paintings and even cakes and other confections.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Not only are their blossoms ubiquitous at this time of year but so is "sakura," the Japanese word for cherry, which shows up in poetry and on Japanese kimonos, pottery, paintings and even cakes and other confections.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Not only are their blossoms ubiquitous at this time of year but so is "sakura," the Japanese word for cherry, which shows up in poetry and on Japanese kimonos, pottery, paintings and even cakes and other confections.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Not only are their blossoms ubiquitous at this time of year but so is "sakura," the Japanese word for cherry, which shows up in poetry and on Japanese kimonos, pottery, paintings and even cakes and other confections.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Not only are their blossoms ubiquitous at this time of year but so is "sakura," the Japanese word for cherry, which shows up in poetry and on Japanese kimonos, pottery, paintings and even cakes and other confections.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Not only are their blossoms ubiquitous at this time of year but so is "sakura," the Japanese word for cherry, which shows up in poetry and on Japanese kimonos, pottery, paintings and even cakes and other confections.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Not only are their blossoms ubiquitous at this time of year but so is "sakura," the Japanese word for cherry, which shows up in poetry and on Japanese kimonos, pottery, paintings and even cakes and other confections.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • The cherry blossoms -- or in Japanese, sakura -- have made it through changing times, environmental challenges, and even most recently, the attention of our local population of beavers.

    Remarks By President At Arrival Ceremony With Pm Obuchi

  • The cherry blossoms -- or in Japanese, sakura -- have made it through changing times, environmental challenges, and even most recently, the attention of our local population of beavers.

    Remarks By The President At Arrival Ceremony

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