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Russo-Japanese War   /rˈusoʊ-dʒˌæpənˈiz wɔr/   Listen
Russo-Japanese War

noun
1.
Japanese victory in the war with Russia (1904-1905) gave Japan power over Korea and Manchuria.






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... wars the object has not been national aggrandisement, or even national commerce, but private gain. We have but to think of the South African War, so cleverly engineered in the gold-mining interest, or of the Russo-Japanese war, where so many thousands died for the Russian aristocracy's timber concessions on the Yalu. Or, as permanent incitements to warfare, we may think of all the manufacturers of armaments, the enormous companies ...
— Essays in Rebellion • Henry W. Nevinson



Words linked to "Russo-Japanese War" :   war, Tsushima, warfare



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