Chapter 7 - Japan and the Koreas

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tsunamis

huge sea waves caused by undersea earthquakes

Shinto

major religion of Japan

sumo

Japanese form of wrestling

Pyongyang

capital city of North Korea

samurai

powerful land-owning warriors

Hiroshima

Japanese city destroyed by an American atomic bomb during World War II

intensive cultivation

the use of every available piece of land to grow crops

Seoul

South Korea's capital

Silla

kingdom of early Korea

Kabuki

historical plays in Japanese theater

Korean War

erupted after North Korea attacked South Korea

38th parallel

The line that divides North Korea and South Korea

Japan's two major religions

Shinto and Buddhism

fish

Japan imports more of this product than any other nation

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