japanese

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small shrubby Japanese plant with leaves having 5 to 7 acuminate lobes; yellow in autumn Acer argutum , pointed-leaf maple
United States admiral of the Pacific fleet during World War II who used aircraft carriers to destroy the Japanese navy (1885-1966) Admiral Nimitz , Chester Nimitz , Chester William Nimitz , Nimitz
Japanese martial art employing principles similar to judo aikido
martial art, Japanese nonresistance aikido
aboriginal Japanese Ainu
Japanese filmmaker noted for blending Japanese folklore with Western styles of acting (1910-1998) Akira Kurosawa , Kurosawa
eastern United States native resembling the cultivated Japanese wisteria having pale purple-lilac flowers American wistaria , American wisteria , Wisteria frutescens
terrorist group organized in 1970 to overthrow the Japanese government and monarchy and to foment world revolution; is said to have close ties with Palestinian terrorists Anti-Imperialist International Brigade , Japanese Red Army , JRA
Japanese shrub that resembles members of the genus Spiraea; widely cultivated in many varieties for its dense panicles of flowers in many colors; often forced by florists for Easter blooming Astilbe japonica , spiraea , spirea
fast-growing sturdy Japanese fern; cultivated for their attractive broad dark-green pinnate fronds bamboo fern , Coniogramme japonica
Japanese cheer of enthusiasm or triumph banzai
japanese war cry or cheer banzai
mass attack of troops without concern for casualties; originated by Japanese who accompanied it with yells of `banzai' banzai attack , banzai charge
peninsula and island in the Philippines where Japanese forces besieged American forces in World War II; United States forces surrendered in 1942 and recaptured the area in 1945 Bataan , Corregidor
battle in World War II in the Pacific (1942-1943); the island was occupied by the Japanese and later recaptured by American forces Battle of Guadalcanal , Guadalcanal
naval battle of World War II (June 1942); American planes based on land and on carriers decisively defeated a Japanese fleet on its way to invade the Midway Islands Battle of Midway , Midway
naval battle in World War II; Allied land-based bombers destroyed a Japanese convoy in the Bismarck Sea in March 1943 battle of the Bismarck Sea , Bismarck Sea
Japanese defeat in World War II (May 1942); the first naval battle fought entirely by planes based on aircraft carriers battle of the Coral Sea , Coral Sea
naval battle in World War II (1944); a decisive naval victory for the United States fleet over the Japanese who were trying to block supplies from reaching American troops on Leyte battle of the Philippine Sea , Philippine Sea
in December 1941 the island was captured by the Japanese after a gallant last-ditch stand by a few hundred United States marines Battle of Wake , Battle of Wake Island
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