Encyclopedia > Yamato

  Article Content

Yamato

This is about the old province in Japan. For other uses, see Yamato (disambiguation).


Yamato (大和) is an old province of Japan, which is now Nara prefecture. Since the imperial court rose into power there, Yamato came to mean whole Japan too. The Okinawans sometimes use it as Mainland Japan in contrast to Okinawa (Uchinaa in the dialect).



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
1904

... - The distress signal[?] "CQD" is established only to be replaced two years later by "SOS." February 7 - A fire in Baltimore, Maryland destroys over 1,500 buildings in ...

 
 
 
This page was created in 24.9 ms