Izumo


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Izumo

(ēzo͞o`mō), city (1990 pop. 82,679), Shimane prefecture, SW Honshu, Japan, on the Hii River. It is an important railway and road hub and stock-raising center. Its smaller industries include silk manufacture, woodworking, and brewing. The Izumo Taisha, Shinto's oldest and second most important shrine, is to the northwest.
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The ministry plans to upgrade the Maritime Defense-Force destroyer Izumo and use it as an aircraft carrier for the F-35B aircraft.
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Izumo-Taishi Shrine Izumo in Shimane Prefecture is considered one of most important shrines in Japan.
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Japan's navy on Tuesday appointed the first woman to command a warship squadron, including the flagship Izumo helicopter carrier, as it tries to lure more females to make up for a dearth of male recruits in graying Japan.
Shortly after declaring war, the Japanese cruiser Izumo appeared off the coast of B.C.
The helicopter carrier Izumo is spotted escorting a US supply vessel within Japanese waters.
The Izumo helicopter carrier, commissioned only two years ago, will reportedly be sent to Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines and Sri Lanka before joining the Malabar joint naval exercise with Indian and U.S.
The Origin of Modern Shinto in Japan: The Vanquished Gods of Izumo
The Department of Justice (DOJ) has approved the filing of P194.47 million tax evasion case against the officers of Izumo Contractors, Inc.
They are followed by much shorter contributions on Ricardo's reception in Portugal (Jose Luis Cardoso), Spain (Salvador Almenar), Italy (Anna La Bruna and Annalisa Rosselli), Russia (Denis Melnik) and Japan (Masashi Izumo and Shigemasa Sato).