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Meaning of hibakusha

hi•ba•ku•sha

Pronunciation: (hē"bu-k'shu Japn. hē-bä'k&oobreve-shä"), [key]
— pl. -shas, -sha.
  1. a survivor of either of the atomic bomb attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, in 1945.
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