Japan

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date of Allied victory over Japan, World War II 15 August 1945 , V-J Day
leaves deeply incised and bright red in autumn; Japan Acer japonicum , full moon maple , Japanese maple
ornamental shrub or small tree of Japan and Korea with deeply incised leaves; cultivated in many varieties Acer palmatum , Japanese maple
bushy annual widely grown in China and Japan for the flour made from its seeds adsuki bean , adzuki bean , Phaseolus angularis , Vigna angularis
striped native of Japan thriving in southwestern and midwestern United States and spreading to the Caribbean; potential carrier of serious diseases Aedes albopictus , Asian tiger mosquito
Japan aborigine Ainu
large edible crab of northern Pacific waters especially along the coasts of Alaska and Japan Alaska crab , Alaska king crab , Alaskan king crab , king crab , Paralithodes camtschatica
central deity of Shinto; goddess personifying the sun and ancestress of the rulers of Japan Amaterasu , Amaterasu Omikami
genus of herbs and subshrubs with milky juice and showy bluish flowers; Europe to Asia Minor to Japan and North America Amsonia , genus Amsonia
shrub with coral-red berries; Japan to northern India Ardisia crenata , coralberry , spiceberry
volcano in central Honshu near Nagano; one of the largest volcanoes in Japan (8,340 feet) Asama , Mount Asama
hardy evergreen dioecious shrubs and small trees from Japan Aucuba , genus Aucuba
terrorist organization whose goal is to take over Japan and then the world; based on a religion founded in 1987 that combines elements of Buddhism with Christianity Aum , Aum Shinrikyo , Supreme Truth
in World War II the alliance of Germany and Italy in 1936 which later included Japan and other nations Axis
central bank of Japan Bank of Japan
coarse annual grass cultivated in Japan and southeastern Asia for its edible seeds and for forage; important wildlife food in United States billion-dollar grass , Echinochloa frumentacea , Japanese barnyard millet , Japanese millet , sanwa millet
herb of China and Japan widely cultivated for its plumelike panicles of creamy white flowers bocconia , Macleaya cordata , plume poppy
genus of perennial rhizomatous herbs with flowers in panicles; North America; Japan Boykinia , genus Boykinia
tropical evergreen shrub or small tree extensively cultivated in e.g. China and Japan and India; source of tea leaves Camellia sinensis , tea
capital and largest city of Japan; the economic and cultural center of Japan capital of Japan , Edo , Japanese capital , Tokio , Tokyo , Yeddo , Yedo
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