Cipango

Japan, as it was called by early European explorers

Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games. 2013.

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  • Cipango — may refer to: Cipan Guó, a name of Japan Cipango (sip server), a Java based Sip Servlets server This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led you her …   Wikipedia

  • Cipango — o Zipango es el antiguo nombre dado por los europeos y chinos a Japón en la baja Edad Media y durante la Edad Moderna, el término proviene del nombre original de Japón, pasado a través de su adaptación al antiguo chino mandarín: Antigo japonés… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Cipango — [si paŋ′gō] former name for a group of islands east of Asia, prob. what is now Japan: name used by Marco Polo & medieval geographers …   English World dictionary

  • Cipango — Cipangu (auch Cipango, Zipangu usw. geschrieben) war der Name für Japan in Europa während des Mittelalters. Der Name leitet sich von der chinesischen Aussprache der Landesbezeichnung 日本国 (jap. Nihon /Nippon koku, Pinyin: rìbĕnguó) ab. Rìbĕn… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cipango — Noms du Japon Le mot « Japon » est un exonyme. Les noms japonais désignant le Japon sont Nippon et Nihon. Ils s écrivent tous les deux de la même façon en japonais à l aide des caractères 日本; il est toutefois possible de lever l… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cipango — /si pang goh/, n. Archaic. Japan. * * * …   Universalium

  • Cipango — ► Nombre con que se conocía Japón durante la Edad Media …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • CIPANGO —    an island on the Eastern Ocean, described by Marco Polo as a sort of El Dorado, an object of search to subsequent navigators, and an attraction among the number to Columbus, it is said …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Cipango — /sɪˈpæŋgoʊ/ (say si panggoh) noun Medieval Legend an island east of Asia; now generally identified with Japan …   Australian English dictionary

  • Cipango — /si pang goh/, n. Archaic. Japan …   Useful english dictionary

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