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Nippon Syllabification: Nip·pon
Pronunciation: /ˈnipän/
/niˈpän/

Definition of Nippon in English:

Japanese name for Japan.

Origin

Literally 'land where the sun rises or originates'.

Words that rhyme with Nippon

coupon

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