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Japan
a country made up of about 4,000 islands
Tokyo
the capital of Japan
yen
Japanese money
chopsticks
two sticks used for eating food
restaurant
a place where people go to eat meals
Mount Fuji
the highest mountain in Japan
bullet train
the fastest train in Japan
complex
group of buildings
cushion
a soft pillow
festival
a time of celebration
Shinto
Japanese religion
torii
a gate to a Shinto shrine
shrine
a place where people go to pray
Children's Day
May 5th
kimino
a long robe worn in Japan
headdress
a fancy covering for the head
emperor
man who rules several different lands or kingdoms
empress
a woman who rules several different lands or kingdoms
Nippon
the Japanese name for Japan
"the land of the rising sun"
democracy
a country where the people choose the leaders they want to run the country