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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

There are other places with in their name, like Kami-Amakusa.

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Google previewAspects of Littorinid Biology (2012)

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 previewEncyclopedia of the World's Zoos (2001)

by Catharine E. Bell

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

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Mammals (2009)

by William F. Perrin, Bernd Wursig, J.G.M. 'Hans' 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 previewInternational Dictionary of University Histories (2013)

by Mary Elizabeth Devine, Carol Summerfield

297 Amakusa Islands, 238 Amakusa Marine Biological Laboratory (Kyushu University ), ...

Google previewDictionary of Gems and Gemology (2013)

by Mohsen Manutchehr-Danai

amakusa; ...

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 ...

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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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