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Tokko

 

a river in the Yakut ASSR; a right tributary of the Chara River in the Lena River basin. The Tokko is 446 km long and drains an area of 23,100 sq km. The river rises in the Udokan Range and flows through the Olekmo-Chara Plateau. It is fed mainly by snow. Its mean flow rate is 220 cu m per sec. The river freezes in October, and the ice breaks up in May.

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The Tokko Tai considered its planes to be self-propelled missiles, not merely vehicles for delivering bombs.
Weiterhin kennen die finnischen Dialekte die phonetischen Varianten tukka, tokku, dok-ku, tokko und auf letztgenannte geht das Diminutiv tokkone(n) zuruck.
When the Imperial military, after agonizing deliberations, decided to call for the last ditch, certain death tactics, they called it the Tokko Tai, meaning Special-Attack Force.
En: Shiroyama Saburo, Shikikan tachi no Tokko, Shinchosha, 2001, p.
Nyozekan frequented the Maruyama home during Masao's childhood, and Masao's arrest by the Tokko (Secret Police) as a teen came as a result of his attendance at a meeting of the Yuibutsuron kenkyukai, the Materialism Study Group chaired by Nyozekan.
Tokko keisatsu ni yoru toshokan dan'atsu [Oppression of libraries by the thought police].
The unspeakable treatment towards women by the "Special Secret Service Police" is further illustrated by what two left-wingers (not Todaisha members) experienced after their arrest and interrogation by the Tokko in the Kanto region.
17) This quote, and those following, indicated by italics, are from interviews carried out with village residents in Nelemnoe (June 1997), Berezovka (August 1998) and Tyanya and reindeer camps on the Tokko River (July/August 1999), and from statements made at village meetings during the same visits.
This control of the national culture smoothed the way to the Japanese sentiment of Hakko Ichiu ('The Whole World Under One Rule', that is, Japanese colonialism) at the heart of 1930s militarism and the machinations of the Tokko ('Thought Police').
However, the LDP project team noted that such an upgrade could be linked in the public's mind to the Japanese wartime Special Higher Police, or Tokko, which was responsible for investigating political groups and ideologies deemed a threat to public order.
773-783) stark in den Vordergrund geruckte Gesprachsaspekt (Dialogpartikel, wie ahaa, vai niin 'tatsachlich' und Ausserungspartikel, wie tokko 'wohl wahr, tatsachlich, naet 'ganz genau', tosiaan 'wahrhaftig').
75m Tokko centre in Luton has a 7m (23ft) climbing wall, dance studio, IT suite, training and counselling rooms, roof terrace and cafe.