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Definition of Gaijin
1. a foreigner in Japan [n GAIJIN]
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gaijin
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Literary usage of Gaijin
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Five Hundred Fun Facts About Japan by DIANE Publishing Company, Dorothy Perkins (1994)
"The Japanese refer to all non-Japanese as gaijin. an abbreviation of gaikokujin. ... In social usage, however, gaijin is also applied to members of ethnic ..."
2. Owed Justice: Thai Women Trafficked Into Debt Bondage in Japan by Kinsey Dinan (2000)
"For a more detailed analysis of Japanese officials' misleading use of arrest statistics to stigmatize foreigners, see Jens Wilkinson, "gaijin Crime? ..."
3. The Russians on the Amur: Its Discovery, Conquest, and Colonization, with a by Ernest George Ravenstein (1861)
"Maack describes a temple of Confu-tze which he found standing in the midst of a grove of oak-trees, near the river gaijin. It is a square house, ..."