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Zipangu

noun
  1. Marco Polo's name for Cipango
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Historical Examples

  • Of the island of Zipangu, and of the unsuccessful attempts made by the Tartars for its Conquest.

    A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. I

    Robert Kerr

  • Zipangu is a very large island on the east, and fifteen hundred miles distant from the shores of Mangi.

  • Marco Polo had seen the inhabitants of Zipangu place rose-coloured pearls in the mouths of the dead.


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