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Meaning of Kawabata

Ka•wa•ba•ta

Pronunciation: (kä"wu-bä'tu Japn. kä'wä-bä'tä), [key]
  1. 1899–1972, Japanese novelist and short-story writer: Nobel prize 1968.
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