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Amakusa

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  1. Amakusa is a city located in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan.
  2. Amakusa, which means "Heaven's Grass," is a series of islands belonging to Japan, off the west coast of Kyushu, the southernmost of the four main islands of Japan. The largest island of the Amakusa group is Shimoshima, which is 26.5 miles long and 13.5 miles in extreme width. It is situated at 32°20'N, 130°E, separated from the rest of Kumamoto Prefecture by the Yatsushiro Sea.
    • also known as 天草群島
    • part of Japan

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Google previewAspects of Littorinid Biology (1998)

Proceedings of the Fifth International Symposium on Littorinid Biology, held in Cork, Ireland, 7–13 September 1996 by Ruth M. O'Riordan, Gavin M. Burnell, Mark Davies, Neil F. Ramsay

Amakusa is a hybridising zone for two populations. In the northern ...

Google previewJapan Encyclopedia (2002)

by Louis Fr?d?ric, Louis-Frédéric, Käthe Roth

Amakusa. Archipelago in the Bay of Yatsushiro, south of Nagasaki (Kumamoto prefecture, Kyushu), the main islands of which are joined by five bridges built in 1966 and totaling a length of 18 km. The archipelago comprises more than 100 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Mammals (2009)

by William F. Perrin, Bernd Würsig, J.G.M. Thewissen

in Amakusa, Western Kyushu, Japan. Mar. Mamm. Sci. 18, 30–41. Shirakihara, M., Yoshida, H., and Shirakihara, K. (2003). Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins Tursiops ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the World's Zoos (2001)

by Catharine E. Bell

Amakusa Aquarium, Dolphin World (Hondo) Aomori Prefectural Asamushi Aquarium Asahikawa ...

Google previewDictionary of Wars (2013)

by George Childs Kohn

Catholicism had takenroot very early onthe Shimabara peninsula, east of Nagasaki onKyushu, andon the nearby Amakusa Islands; many Christian convertshad beenexecuted inthisarea. At the end of1637, thousandsofmilitant Christians rose ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of University Histories (2013)

by Mary Elizabeth Devine, Carol Summerfield

These included the Institute of Balneotherapeutics, created as part of the medical school in 1931 in the town of Beppu, known throughout the world for its therapeutic hot springs; Amakusa Marine Biological Laboratory, established in 1928 (and ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

is the name of many Tribes of the Amakusa or Bechw&na race in South-Eastern Africa at the present day. 4.

Google previewLexicon Grammaticorum (2009)

A bio-bibliographical companion to the history of linguistics by Harro Stammerjohann

The dictionary was based upon the Dictionarium Latino Lusitanicum, ac Japonicum (Amakusa, 1595), the grammar borrowed from the Arte da Lingoa de Iapam (Nagasaki, 1604–08) of J. fi Rodriguez. C. s grammar, drafted in Spanish, but ...

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Scrabble value of A1M3A1K5U1S1A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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