Definitions of Japan
  1. noun
    a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building
    synonyms: Nihon, Nippon
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    Asian country, Asian nation
    any one of the nations occupying the Asian continent
  2. noun
    a string of more than 3,000 islands to the east of Asia extending 1,300 miles between the Sea of Japan and the western Pacific Ocean
    synonyms: Japanese Archipelago, Japanese Islands
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    a group of many islands in a large body of water
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