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Definition of Japan

Japan
Japan Ja*pan", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Japanned; p. pr. & vb. n. Japanning.] 1. To cover with a coat of hard, brilliant varnish, in the manner of the Japanese; to lacquer. 2. To give a glossy black to, as shoes. [R.] --Gay.
Japan
Japan Ja*pan", n. [From Japan, the country.] Work varnished and figured in the Japanese manner; also, the varnish or lacquer used in japanning.
Japan
Japan Ja*pan", a. Of or pertaining to Japan, or to the lacquered work of that country; as, Japan ware. Japan allspice (Bot.), a spiny shrub from Japan (Chimonanthus fragrans), related to the Carolina allspice. Japan black (Chem.), a quickly drying black lacquer or varnish, consisting essentially of asphaltum dissolved in naphtha or turpentine, and used for coating ironwork; -- called also Brunswick black, Japan lacquer, or simply Japan. Japan camphor, ordinary camphor brought from China or Japan, as distinguished from the rare variety called borneol or Borneo camphor. Japan clover, or Japan pea (Bot.), a cloverlike plant (Lespedeza striata) from Eastern Asia, useful for fodder, first noticed in the Southern United States about 1860, but now become very common. During the Civil War it was called variously Yankee clover and Rebel clover. Japan earth. See Catechu. Japan ink, a kind of writing ink, of a deep, glossy black when dry. Japan varnish, a varnish prepared from the milky juice of the Rhus vernix, a small Japanese tree related to the poison sumac.
Japan
Japan Ja*pan", a. Of or pertaining to Japan, or to the lacquered work of that country; as, Japan ware. Japan allspice (Bot.), a spiny shrub from Japan (Chimonanthus fragrans), related to the Carolina allspice. Japan black (Chem.), a quickly drying black lacquer or varnish, consisting essentially of asphaltum dissolved in naphtha or turpentine, and used for coating ironwork; -- called also Brunswick black, Japan lacquer, or simply Japan. Japan camphor, ordinary camphor brought from China or Japan, as distinguished from the rare variety called borneol or Borneo camphor. Japan clover, or Japan pea (Bot.), a cloverlike plant (Lespedeza striata) from Eastern Asia, useful for fodder, first noticed in the Southern United States about 1860, but now become very common. During the Civil War it was called variously Yankee clover and Rebel clover. Japan earth. See Catechu. Japan ink, a kind of writing ink, of a deep, glossy black when dry. Japan varnish, a varnish prepared from the milky juice of the Rhus vernix, a small Japanese tree related to the poison sumac.

Meaning of Japan from wikipedia

- ****an (****anese: 日本, Nippon [ɲippoꜜɴ] (listen) or Nihon [ɲihoꜜɴ] (listen); formally 日本国, Nippon-koku or Nihon-koku, lit. 'State of ****an') is an island...
- ****anese may refer to: Something from or related to ****an, an island country in East Asia ****anese language, spoken mainly in ****an ****anese people, the...
- UFC ****an: Ultimate ****an (also known as UFC Ultimate ****an or UFC 15.5) was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship on...
- competitors for ****an ****an at the Paralympics ****an at the Asian Games "****an". International Olympic Committee. "Results and Medalists—****an". Olympic.org...
- The Empire of ****an (大日本帝國, Dai Nippon Teikoku, literally meaning "Empire of Great ****an") was the historical nation-state and great power that existed...
- ****anning is a type of finish that originated as a European imitation of Asian lacquerwork. It was first used on furniture, but was later much used on...
- ****anese cuisine encomp****es the regional and traditional foods of ****an, which have developed through centuries of political, economic, and social changes...
- The music of ****an includes a wide array of performers in distinct styles, both traditional and modern. The word for "music" in ****anese is 音楽 (ongaku)...
- The ****anese diaspora, and its individual members known as nikkei (日系) or nikkeijin (日系人), are the ****anese immigrants from ****an and their descendants...
- The history of ****an covers ****an and its relation to the world. It is characterized by isolationist, semi-open and expansionist periods. The very first...
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