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What does Adaptation mean?

The changing of attitudes and behaviours to suit a new situation.

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What does modernize mean?

To adopt new ideas and technologies that are considered to be of the present time or times not long past.

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What does emperor mean?

The hereditary ruler of Japan.

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What does daimyo mean?

A feudal lord of a region in Japan.

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What does shogun mean?

The leader of the military government in Japan.

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What does koku mean?

A Japanese measurement equal to approximately 175 litres of rice.

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What does Bakufu mean?

The centralized military government, headed by the shogun.

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What does edict mean?

Legal order; a command to the public by an authority.

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What does Han mean?

The local government in each domain(province), ruled by a daimyo

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What is the definition of Isolate?

To seclude

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What does entourage mean?

A group of attendants or other people who accompany someone, usually of important rank

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What does metropolis mean?

A large, important city of a country or region

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What does popular culture mean?

The cultural activities that appeal to the current tastes of the general public

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What does opulent mean?

Luxurious or lavish

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What does aesthetics mean?

A sense of what is beautiful

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What does Moors mean?

A Muslim people of Berber and Arab descent from North Africa

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What does entourage mean?

A group of attendants or other people who accompany someone, usually of important rank

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What does metropolis mean?

A large, important city of a country or region

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What does popular culture mean?

The cultural activities that appeal to the current tastes of the general public

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What does opulent mean?

Luxurious or lavish

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What does aesthetics mean?

A sense of what is beautiful

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What does Moors mean?

A Muslim people of Berber and Arab descent from North Africa