Definition of Japanese archipelago

1. 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.

Exact synonyms: Japan, Japanese Islands
Terms within: Ezo, Hokkaido, Yezo, Hondo, Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku, Osaka Bay
Generic synonyms: Archipelago
Group relationships: Pacific, Pacific Ocean



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Japanese Archipelago

Japan
Japan Socialist Party
Japan Standard Time
Japan Trench
Japan allspice
Japan bittersweet
Japan cedar
Japan current
Japan tallow
Japan wax
Japanazi
Japanazis
Japanese
Japanese-speaking
Japanese Archipelago
Japanese B encephalitis virus
Japanese Bobtail
Japanese Bobtails
Japanese Giant Salamanders
Japanese Islands
Japanese Red Army
Japanese Sign Language
Japanese allspice
Japanese amberjack
Japanese andromeda
Japanese angelica tree
Japanese apricot
Japanese banana
Japanese barberry

Literary usage of Japanese archipelago

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Japan by David Murray (1894)
"CHAPTER I. THE japanese archipelago. THE first knowledge of the Japanese empire was brought to Europe by Marco Polo after his return from his travels in ..."

2. Japan by David Murray, Kentarō Kaneko, Albert White Vorse (1906)
"CHAPTER I. THE japanese archipelago. THE first knowledge of the Japanese empire was brought to Europe by Marco Polo after his ..."

3. A Directory for the Navigation of the Pacific Ocean: With Description of Its by Alexander G. Findlay (1851)
"THE japanese archipelago. THIS very extensive and important country has been almost a terra incognita to Europeans ; its commerce, its resources, ..."

4. The Earth and Its Inhabitants by Élisée Reclus (1895)
"West of the japanese archipelago, a branch of the Kuro-sivo flowing round the ... Between the two slopes of the japanese archipelago the contrast in this ..."

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