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Nippon

[ nee-pawn; English ni-pon, nip-on ]
/ niˈpɔn; English nɪˈpɒn, ˈnɪp ɒn /
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Definition of Nippon

noun
a Japanese name of Japan.
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Origin of Nippon

<Japanese, earlier nit-pon<Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese sun + běn origin
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British Dictionary definitions for Nippon

Nippon
/ (ˈnɪpɒn) /

noun
transliteration of a Japanese name for Japan
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