Cipango [si-pang-goh] EXAMPLES| noun Archaic. Japan.

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  • Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for cipango Historical Examples of cipango

  • It was Cipango which Columbus and all the voyagers for half a century after him were seeking.

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  • Once more he ran over the scheme which had brought him from Cipango.

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  • What know I of the wonders of Cipango, since Candia lieth in an opposite course?

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  • But it was plain enough that the island they had found was not Cipango.

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  • This, he concluded, could be no other than Cipango, or Japan.

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  • British Dictionary definitions for cipango Cipango noun (in medieval legend) an island E of Asia: called Zipangu by Marco Polo and sought by Columbus; identified with Japan Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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