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Prince Aritomo
[ah-ree-taw-maw] /ˈɑ riˈtɔ mɔ/ (Show IPA), 1838–1922, Japanese field marshal and statesman.
Contemporary Examples

Lennox Samuels reports from Yamagata and Miyagi prefectures on their new reality—and their conspiracy theories.
Japan’s New Survivalist Instinct Lennox Samuels March 15, 2011

A survivalist mood deepened in Miyagi prefecture, and spread in nearby Yamagata prefecture.
Japan’s New Survivalist Instinct Lennox Samuels March 15, 2011

The cause is a personal one for Chef Ooe, who was born and raised in Yamagata, one of the six prefectures in the Tohoku region.
Chef Ooe Is Rehabbing Fukushima’s Food Scene at the Park Hyatt Tokyo Brandon Presser March 10, 2014

The approximately 500 people who packed the Yamagata City Sports Center on Thursday had swelled to 1,000 less than 24 hours later.
Japan’s Prime Minister Vows to Rebuild Lennox Samuels March 17, 2011

Historical Examples

The oaza might spend 100 yen a year to send five pilgrims as far away as Yamagata, on the other side of Japan.
The Foundations of Japan J.W. Robertson Scott

Six feet of snow is common on the line on which we travelled in Yamagata prefecture, and washouts are not infrequent.
The Foundations of Japan J.W. Robertson Scott

From what I have narrated above, glimpses of Yamagata and Inouy may be gathered.
A Fantasy of Far Japan Baron Kencho Suyematsu

Although Akita prefecture is mountainous there is a greater proportion of level land in it than in Yamagata.
The Foundations of Japan J.W. Robertson Scott

I may also add that Yamagata was Prime Minister several times, besides holding from time to time other ministerial portfolios.
A Fantasy of Far Japan Baron Kencho Suyematsu

Yamagata is also a Chosiu man, and was at one time also a pupil of Yoshida Shoin.
A Fantasy of Far Japan Baron Kencho Suyematsu

Prince Aritomo (ˌærɪˈtəʊməʊ). 1838–1922, Japanese soldier and politician. As war minister (1873) and chief of staff (1878), he modernized Japan’s military system. He was premier of Japan (1889–93; 1898)


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