Nippon

[nee-pawn; English ni-pon, nip-on]

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

noun
  1. transliteration of a Japanese name for Japan
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