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Oyama

[aw-yah-mah] /ˈɔ yɑˌmɑ/
noun
1.
Iwao
[ee-wah-aw] /ˈi wɑˌɔ/ (Show IPA),
1842–1916, Japanese field marshal.
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  • Oyama's victories were ripening in the brain of this modern Attila for ten long years.

    The Young Man and the World Albert J. Beveridge
  • Ito might have led the Japanese armies to defeat—Oyama led them to victory.

    The Young Man and the World Albert J. Beveridge
  • To the west, standing straight up in the sky, as it seemed, loomed the pile of Oyama mountain.

    Boy Scouts in the Philippines G. Harvey Ralphson
  • We must put a little more real estate between us and Oyama's front before we get down to terra firma.

    The North Pacific Willis Boyd Allen
  • Even last year--the Oyama--he told about her three days ahead.

    The Mystery Stewart Edward White and Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • Oyama's men, meanwhile, prepared themselves as best they might for a winter campaign.

    The North Pacific Willis Boyd Allen
  • At great risk Oyama resolved to divide his army, and attempt a flanking movement, which proved successful.

    The North Pacific Willis Boyd Allen
  • I could imagine the forecastle filled with the desperate men who had beaten off the Oyama.

    The Mystery Stewart Edward White and Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • The sidewalk looked like a Russian camp in Oyama's line of march.

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