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Satsuma

[ sat-soo-muh, sat-suh-muhJapanese sah-tsoo-mah ]

noun

  1. a former province on S Kyushu, in SW Japan: famous for its porcelain ware.
  2. (lowercase) a kind of mandarin orange.


Satsuma

1

/ ˈsætsʊˌmɑː /

noun

  1. a former province of SW Japan, on S Kyushu: famous for its porcelain


satsuma

2

/ sætˈsuːmə /

noun

  1. a small citrus tree, Citrus nobilis var. unshiu, cultivated, esp in Japan, for its edible fruit
  2. the fruit of this tree, which has a loose rind and easily separable segments
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Word History and Origins

Origin of Satsuma1

C19: originally from the province of Satsuma , Japan
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Example Sentences

And with that the man from Satsuma trod on him as he lay there, and spat upon him, and went away indignantly.

But they were totally defeated by the troops of Aidzu and Satsuma, who guarded the city.

The saddest and the gravest case, however, was that of the Satsuma war, which took place in 1877.

There was another group of men, differing from both, namely, the partisans of the real father of the Prince of Satsuma.

I have always understood that Satsuma and Chosiu were fierce anti-foreign clans.'

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