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Definition of Yayoi in English:
noun[usually as modifier] Archaeology
- The presence of both Jomon and Yayoi cultures contributed depth and complexity to the Ise complex.
- In this new publication, Tange expanded on themes that he had already begun to explore in the earlier writings on Jomon and Yayoi.
- These immigrants, the Yayoi, were agriculturalists whose physical traits differed markedly from the Jomon.
Early 20th century: Japanese, the name of a street in Tokyo where its characteristic pottery (chiefly wheel-made) was first discovered.
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