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Meaning of "Kamakura" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF KAMAKURA

Kamakura  [ˌkæməˈkʊərə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF KAMAKURA

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preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Kamakura is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES KAMAKURA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Kamakura

Kamakura, Kanagawa

Kamakura is a city located in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, about 50 kilometres south-south-west of Tokyo. Although Kamakura proper is today rather small, it is often described in history books as a former de facto capital of Japan as the seat of the Shogunate and of the Regency during the Kamakura Period. Kamakura was designated as a city on November 3, 1939. As of June 1, 2012, the modern city has an estimated population of 174,412 and a population density of 4,400 persons per km². The total area is 39.60 km². Kamakura has a beach which, in combination with its temples and proximity to Tokyo, makes it a popular tourist destination.

Definition of Kamakura in the English dictionary

The definition of Kamakura in the dictionary is a city in central Japan, on S Honshu: famous for its Great Buddha, a 13th-century bronze, 15 m high. Pop: 169 714.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH KAMAKURA


assurer
əˈʃʊərə
Bonaventura
ˌbɒnəvɛnˈtjʊərə
bravura
brəˈvjʊərə
Bujumbura
ˌbuːdʒəmˈbʊərə
caricatura
ˌkærɪkəˈtjʊərə
dura
ˈdjʊərə
insurer
ɪnˈʃʊərə
Jayapura
ˌdʒɑːjɑːˈpʊərə
jura
ˈdʒʊərə
juror
ˈdʒʊərə
Madura
məˈdʊərə
Mathura
ˈmʌtʊərə
mura
ˈmʊərə
natura
nəˈtʊərə
procurer
prəˈkjʊərə
shura
ˈʃʊərə
sura
ˈsʊərə
surah
ˈsʊərə
surra
ˈsʊərə
tourer
ˈtʊərə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE KAMAKURA

Kama
Kama Sutra
kamaaina
kamacite
kamahi
kamala
Kamchatka
Kamchatkan
kame
kameez
kamelaukion
Kamensk-Uralski
Kamerad
Kamerlingh-Onnes
Kamerun
Kamet

WORDS THAT END LIKE KAMAKURA

amokura
Angostura
aura
Buenaventura
bura
coloratura
doura
Extremadura
katsura
Kokura
Kura
laura
Piura
pleura
purpura
tempura
titarakura
Tripura
velatura
vettura

Synonyms and antonyms of Kamakura in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Kamakura» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF KAMAKURA

Find out the translation of Kamakura to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Kamakura from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Kamakura» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

镰仓
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Kamakura
570 millions of speakers

English

Kamakura
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कामाकुरा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كاماكورا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Камакура
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Kamakura
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কামাকুরায়ে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Kamakura
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kamakura
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kamakura
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

鎌倉
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

가마쿠라
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kamakura
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Kamakura
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கமகுராவை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कामकुरा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kamakura
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Kamakura
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Kamakura
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Камакура
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Kamakura
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Καμακούρα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Kamakura
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Kamakura
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Kamakura
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Kamakura

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «KAMAKURA»

The term «Kamakura» is quite widely used and occupies the 51.643 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «KAMAKURA» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Kamakura

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «KAMAKURA»

Discover the use of Kamakura in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Kamakura and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Re-Visioning "Kamakura" Buddhism
The essays in this collection are an interdisciplinary examination of various aspects of Buddhism during the Kamakura era, including religious practice, literature, and institutional history.
Richard Karl Payne, 1998
2
Market Segmentation: Conceptual and Methodological Foundations
This second edition of Market Segmentation updates and extends the integrated examination of segmentation theory and methodology begun in the first edition.
Michel Wedel, Wagner A. Kamakura, 2000
3
Writing Margins: The Textual Construction of Gender in Heian ...
Who is portraying whom as marginal? For what reason? Is the discourse consistent? The author next considers these texts in terms of the predilection of modern scholarship, both Japanese and Western, to label certain figures "marginal.
Terry Kawashima, 2001
4
Selling Songs and Smiles: The Sex Trade in Heian and ...
Selling Songs and Smiles explores female sexual entertainment during Japan's Heian and Kamakura periods, examining the gradual construction of a transgressive identity ("prostitute") for women engaged in the sex trade.
Janet R. Goodwin, 2007
5
Court and Bakufu in Japan: Essays in Kamakura History
However, these essays show that the period was notable for the coexistence of two centres of authority: the Bakufu military government at Kamakura and the civilian cou
Jeffrey P. Mass, 1995
6
Early Kamakura Buddhism: A Minority Report
This study of the smaller, ancient sects within Buddhism during the Kamakura period is a much needed addition to the works dealing with the history and religions of Japan.
Robert E. Morrell, 2002
7
Rendezvous at Kamakura Inn
Rendezvous at Kamakura Inn is another thrilling tale crafted by the critically acclaimed author of Eye of the Abyss and the Inspector Anders series.
Marshall Browne, 2007
8
Kamakura
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.
Yone Noguchi, 2009
9
Myōe the Dreamkeeper: Fantasy and Knowledge in Early ...
The autograph copy of this remarkable document still exists, although some pages have been scattered among collectors. George J. Tanabe, Jr., here presents in English the most comprehensive compilation of the diary in any language.
George Joji Tanabe, 1992
10
Yoshiwara: The Glittering World of the Japanese Courtesan
During the Kamakura period, with its first bakufu (military government) established in Kamakura, travel between Kyoto and the KantO region increased. The number of prostitutes multiplied along the main arteries between provinces, around ...
Cecilia Segawa Seigle, 1993

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «KAMAKURA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Kamakura is used in the context of the following news items.
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Making It Memorable: Japanese Mnemonics for Dates and Kanji …
One of the most famous of these historical mnemonics was for 1192, the first year of the Kamakura shogunate: ii kuni tsukurō (let's build a good ... «Nippon.com, Jul 15»
2
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Bonds: Time To Bank On …
Donald van Deventer, Kamakura Corporation (873 clicks). Bonds, portfolio strategy, banks, risk management. Profile| Send Message|. «Seeking Alpha, Jul 15»
3
Little Thailand: Beachside beer and spicy food an hour from Tokyo
And it has become one of the most compelling reasons for making your way down to Yuigahama Beach in Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture. «The Japan Times, Jul 15»
4
Haruka Ayase takes care of 3 sisters in 'Umimachi diary'
Sachi lives with her younger sisters Yoshino (Masami Nagasawa) and Chika (Kaho) in a detached house in Kamakura. The father who ... «The Japan News, Jul 15»
5
Cougar Mountain trail series completes third event
Simon Lorimer, Kamakura, Japan, 21:56.9; 4. Scott Blankenship, Sammamish, 24:39.8; 5. Jeff Dannenberg, Federal Way, 24:50.9. 410.8 miles: ... «Issaquah Press, Jul 15»
6
Avoid Sanchez Energy Despite Positive Operations Update (SN)
While not stressed, risk management consulting firm Kamakura has SN's 12-month (forward looking) default probability at just 3%, I believe ... «Seeking Alpha, Jul 15»
7
Why a 762-year-old Japanese temple was the perfect setting for a …
Zen Hack is held at the 762-year-old Kenchoji Temple—a member of the Rinzai school of Zen—near Kamakura, an historic Japanese city ... «Quartz, Jul 15»
8
11 WSC students take on immersion program in Japan
... and Human Sciences Department Chair, explained that her favorite part was seeing Tokyo Disney Sea and the Giant Buddha in Kamakura. «Williston Daily Herald, Jul 15»
9
Susumu Yokota Dead: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
Yokota drove me (sometimes at alarming speed) through the endless sprawl of Tokyo and Yokohama to the tranquil city of Kamakura, where ... «Heavy.com, Jul 15»
10
Kitaoji Rosanjin only served the very best
He didn't travel to all these places to work but had a studio in Kita-Kamakura where he employed a number of potters versed in these styles to ... «The Japan Times, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Kamakura [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/kamakura>. Dec 2019 ».
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