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Nipponese

adjective
1.
Of or relating to or characteristic of Japan or its people or their culture or language.  Synonym: Japanese.  "Japanese cars"






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"Nipponese" Quotes from Famous Books



... the top step of the back porch now, a slim, inert heap in a cotton kimono whose colour and design were libels on the Nipponese. Her head was propped wearily against the porch post. Her hands were limp in her lap. Her face was turned toward the west, where shone that mingling of orange and rose known as salmon pink. But no answering radiance in the girl's face met the ...
— Half Portions • Edna Ferber

... church and heard a missionary from Japan speak. My goodness! how that man could say words! His appeal for workers to go to the Flowery Kingdom was as convincing as the hump on his nose, as irresistible as the fire in his eyes. The combination ended in my coming as a teacher to the eager Nipponese, who were all athirst for English. Japan I knew was a country all by itself, and not a slice off of China; that it raised rice, kimonos and heathen. Otherwise it was only a place on the map. Whatever the new country might hold, at least, I thought, it would open a door that ...
— The House of the Misty Star - A Romance of Youth and Hope and Love in Old Japan • Fannie Caldwell Macaulay



Words linked to "Nipponese" :   ninja, Nippon, Asian, Asiatic, geisha, nip, Japanese, Ryukyuan, geisha girl, samurai, Nihon, japan, Jap, shogun



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