What is the meaning of Japan?


  • 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.
  • A constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building.
  • Lacquerware decorated and varnished in the Japanese manner with a glossy durable black lacquer.
  • Lacquer with a durable glossy black finish, originally from the orient.


  • Coat with a lacquer, as done in Japan. .
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