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Kawabata

[kah-wuh-bah-tuh; Japanese kah-wah-bah-tah]
noun
  1. Ya·su·na·ri [yah-soo-nah-ree] /ˈyɑ sʊˈnɑ ri/, 1899–1972, Japanese novelist and short-story writer: Nobel Prize 1968.
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Kawabata

noun
  1. Yasunari (ˌjæsʊˈnɑːrɪ). 1899–1972, Japanese novelist, author of Yukiguni (Snow Country, 1948) and Yama no oto (The Sound of the Mountain, 1954): Nobel prize for literature 1968
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