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Tanaka

[tuh-nah-kuh; Japanese tah-nah-kah] /təˈnɑ kə; Japanese ˈtɑ nɑˌkɑ/
noun
1.
Baron Giichi
[gee-ee-chee] /giˈi tʃi/ (Show IPA),
1863–1929, Japanese military and political leader: prime minister 1927–29.
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  • He used it on Tanaka every time he stopped by the wayside to pluck a flower for him.

    Captain June Alice Hegan Rice
  • As June and Tanaka made their way up the path, June gave an exclamation of delight.

    Captain June Alice Hegan Rice
  • I will send you in good Tanaka's 'rikisha, he will take good care of you and bring you back at tiffin time.

    Captain June Alice Hegan Rice
  • "I'd like to make up one out of my own head though," he thought, and he sat so still that Tanaka glanced back uneasily.

    Captain June Alice Hegan Rice
  • Tanaka had gone to take a bath after his warm run and to drink tea at the little tea-house across the road.

    Captain June Alice Hegan Rice

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