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Yamasaki

[yah-muh-sah-kee] /ˌyɑ məˈsɑ ki/
noun
1.
Minoru
[mi-nawr-oo,, -nohr-] /mɪˈnɔr u,, -ˈnoʊr-/ (Show IPA),
1912–86, U.S. architect.
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  • To Chzs business, Yamasaki joined his own,—that of a toy-merchant.

  • Then Mr. Yamasaki went, and, sitting in the local temple, talked things over with both sides for days.

    The Foundations of Japan J.W. Robertson Scott
  • Eventually this man realised his responsibility, and, inspired by Mr. Yamasaki, took the situation in hand.

    The Foundations of Japan J.W. Robertson Scott
  • I told Mr. Yamasaki one day that there was an old Scotswoman who divided good people into "rael Christians and guid moral fowk."

    The Foundations of Japan J.W. Robertson Scott
  • Mr. Yamasaki uses the rooms primarily as "an hotel for people of good intentions—those who work for better conditions."

    The Foundations of Japan J.W. Robertson Scott
British Dictionary definitions for Yamasaki

Yamasaki

/ˌjæməˈsɑːkɪ/
noun
1.
Minoru. 1912–86, US architect. His buildings include St Louis Airport, Missouri (1953–55) and the World Trade Center, New York (1970–77)
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