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  • 1 Japan wax — is a pale yellow, waxy, water insoluble solid with a gummy feel, obtained from the berries of certain sumacs native to Japan and China, such as Rhus verniciflua (Japanese sumac tree) and R. succedanea (Japanese wax tree). Japan wax is a byproduct …

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  • 2 Japan wax — Japan′ wax n. chem. pln a pale yellow, waxy, water insoluble solid obtained from the fruit of certain sumacs, as Rhus succedanea, native to Japan and China: used chiefly in candles, polishes, and waxes • Etymology: 1855–60 …

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  • 3 Japan wax — noun a yellow wax obtained from sumac berries; used in polishes • Syn: ↑Japan tallow • Hypernyms: ↑wax * * * noun or japan tallow Usage: usually capitalized J : a yellowish fat obtained from the be …

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  • 4 Japan wax — a pale yellow, waxy, water insoluble solid obtained from the fruit of certain sumacs, esp. Rhus succedanea, native to Japan and China: used chiefly in the manufacture of candles, furniture polishes, and floor waxes. Also called Japan tallow,… …

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  • 5 Japan — • Called in the language of the country Nihon or Nippon (Land of the Rising Sun), and Dai Nihon or Dai Nippon (Great Japan), situated north west of the Pacific Ocean and east of the Asiatic continent Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006.… …

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  • 6 Native Indonesians — Pribumi Total population 230 million (2006 estimation)[1] Reg …

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  • 7 native American — native American, adj. a person born in the United States. [1835 45, Amer.] * * * ▪ indigenous peoples of Canada and United States Introduction also called  American Indian,  Amerindian,  Amerind,  Indian,  Aboriginal American,  or  First Nation… …

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  • 8 Native Wind — (NAWIG) was formed to protect the environment and promote the welfare of Native Americans by facilitating the development of wind power and other renewable energy resources on tribal lands. Directors of Native Wind include representatives of the… …

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  • 9 Native Guns — Origin Los Angeles, California, US Genres Hip hop Years active 2002 2007 Members Bambu …

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  • 10 Japan's Threepenny Opera — (1959) is a novel by Takeshi Kaiko.The name was derived from Bertold Brecht s Threepenny Opera and in a way is its variant, in the Japanese setting.The novel is based on actual events. It is set in post World War II Japan. In the middle of Kyoto… …

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  • 11 Native Nod — were an emo band formed in the early 90 s based in the New York / New Jersey area where they d often play shows. In their short lifetime as a band they only released 9 songs, divided amongst the 3 seven inch EPs Bread, Answers, and Lower GI Bleed …

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  • 12 Japan — This article is about the country. For other uses, see Japan (disambiguation) …

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  • 13 Native-born citizen — In general, a native born citizen of a country is a person who was born within the country s territory and has been legally recognized as a citizen of that country since birth. In some countries, being a native born citizen provides certain… …

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  • 14 Japan foreign marriage — In recent years rural Japanese men have begun taking foreign brides as a way of countering the reduced number of women who are of marrying and childbearing age that are willing to marry rural Japanese men. The phenomenon has created a new… …

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  • 15 Native American — Indian (def. 1). Usage. See Indian, Eskimo. * * * ▪ indigenous peoples of Canada and United States Introduction also called  American Indian,  Amerindian,  Amerind,  Indian,  Aboriginal A …

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  • 16 Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act — Susquehannock artifacts on display at the State Museum of Pennsylvania, 2007 The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), Pub. L. 101 601, 25 U.S.C. 3001 et seq., 104 Stat. 3048, is a United States federal law passed on 16 …

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  • 17 Native American music — American Indian music is the music that is used, created or performed by Native North Americans, specifically traditional tribal music. In addition to the traditional music of the Native American groups, there now exist pan tribal and inter… …

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  • 18 Native American name controversy — The Native American name controversy is a dispute about the acceptable terminology for the indigenous peoples of the Americas and broad subsets of these peoples, such as those sharing certain cultures and languages by which more discrete groups… …

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  • 19 japan — japanner, n. /jeuh pan /, n., adj., v., japanned, japanning. n. 1. any of various hard, durable, black varnishes, originally from Japan, for coating wood, metal, or other surfaces. 2. work varnished and figured in the Japanese manner. 3. Japans,… …

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  • 20 Japan — /jeuh pan /, n. 1. a constitutional monarchy on a chain of islands off the E coast of Asia: main islands, Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku. 125,716,637; 141,529 sq. mi. (366,560 sq. km). Cap.: Tokyo. Japanese, Nihon, Nippon. 2. Sea of, the… …

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