Kamakura

[ kah-mah-koo-rah ]
/ ˈkɑ mɑˈku rɑ /

noun

a city on S Honshu, in central Japan, on Sagami Bay: great bronze statue of Buddha.
the first period, 1185–1333, during which Japan was ruled by a feudal regime.

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Kamakura
/ (ˌkæməˈkʊərə) /

noun

a city in central Japan, on S Honshu: famous for its Great Buddha (Daibutsu), a 13th-century bronze, 15 m (49 ft) high. Pop: 169 714 (2002 est)
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