Noh

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No or Noh1 (nəʊ)
 
n , pl No, Noh
the stylized classic drama of Japan, developed in the 15th century or earlier, using music, dancing, chanting, elaborate costumes, and themes from religious stories or myths
 
[from Japanese talent, from Chinese neng]
 
Noh or Noh1
 
n
 
[from Japanese talent, from Chinese neng]

Noh (nəʊ)
 
n
a variant spelling of No

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Noh
traditional Japanese masked drama, 1871, from Japanese, lit. "ability, talent, function." Dramatic form also known as nogaku, with gaku "music."
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