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Friday, August 17, 2012
Fact of the Day: Geppun
Japan's name is derived from Marco Polo's Italian rendition Geppun which is based on a then-Shanghai Chinese dialect name Jitpun. In Japanese, 日本 (Nihon) is the native word for Japan.