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Kyoto


Mae now had customer contacts in Clinton, Louisiana, and Putney, Vermont; in Marmaris, Turkey, and Melbourne and Glasgow and Kyoto.
Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  a city in central Japan that was once the capital of Japan; famous as a cultural center and for the Kyoto protocols on global warming
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  • Mae now had customer contacts in Clinton, Louisiana, and Putney, Vermont; in Marmaris, Turkey, and Melbourne and Glasgow and Kyoto.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • How we could perhaps meet again, in an interesting place like Hong Kong, or Kyoto.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • Of all the important cities of Japan, only two, Kyoto and Hiroshima, had not been visited in strength by B-san, or Mr B, as the Japanese with a mixture of respect and unhappy familiarity, called the B-29; and.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • I was court-martialed again in Kyoto, Japan, for stealing a Japanese taxicab.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood

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  • Here in Kyoto I was so close to China, to my family and my friends only three hours away, yet still I felt so distant.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • To Shanghai, and Kyoto, and perhaps even Seoul.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • Once again I was confronted with a prosperous and industrial country, but because of limited studio space in the host city of Osaka we had to take a fast train every day, for over an hour, to Kyoto for rehearsals.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • Kyoto was one of the most beautiful and peaceful cities I’d ever seen: Buddhist temples, beautifully maintained gardens, the meditative rock gardens with their musical sounds, dripping water, bamboo and tranquillity.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • "I would like it to be real," I said, recalling the serene temples I had described to her, the ones in Kyoto I had visited on school trips, the plum trees blooming about their hilltop perches in fantastical color.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • But the big question, and source of heartache, was what to do with his much-loved memorabilia-the two huge boxes heavy with books and maps, yellowing letters, song lyrics, poems, and unusual souvenirs (suspenders and a belt fabricated from the skins of Nevada rattlers he himself had slain; an erotic netsuke bought in Kyoto; a petrified dwarf tree, also from Japan; the foot of an Alaskan bear).
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood

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  • "Imagine," he said to me, almost musically, waving his Churchill-length cigar, "spending one’s days by a serene lake somewhere near Kyoto, wearing silken white robes and sipping rare sake served by knowing maidens.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • …took up where the bomb had left off — swept away bridges that had survived the blast, washed out streets, undermined foundations of buildings that still stood — and ten miles to the west the Ono Army Hospital, where a team of experts from Kyoto Imperial University was studying the delayed affliction of the patients, suddenly slid down a beautiful, pine-dark mountainside into the Inland Sea and drowned most of the investigators and their mysteriously diseased patients alike.) After…
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Kyoto [8] , Florence [2]
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