Kamakura: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kä'mä-k'rä), [key]
— n.
  1. a city on S Honshu, in central Japan, on Sagami Bay: great bronze statue of Buddha. 172,612.
  2. the first period, 1185–1333, during which Japan was ruled by a feudal regime.
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