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kamikaze

kamikaze

  Mongols’ Invasion (Mooko shuurai - 1847), by Kikuchi Yoosai (1781-1878) image: Wikimedia Commons       Shinto (the way of the gods, from Chinese shên, gods, and tao, way) is the native Japanese religion dating from the early 8th century and incorporating the worship of ancestors and nature spirits and a belief in sacred power (kami) in […]

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Quasimodo

Quasimodo

    MEANING   Quasimodo, in full Quasimodo Sunday, is the Sunday following Easter Sunday.     ORIGIN   The English word, via French, is from post-classical Latin quasimodo, of same meaning. The origin of the term is quasi modo, the first words of the antiphon of the Latin introit of the Mass for this […]

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