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  • さくら sakura


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  • noun
    cherry tree, cherry blossom
    • fake buyer, paid audience, shill, seat filler
        • also as 偽客
      • hired applauder
        • colloquialism
          horse meat
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        Sakura 桜

        Japanese national symbols

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        🇯🇵The rising sun flag
        🌸Cherry blossoms
        🎵National anthem

        Spring - 春

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        Spring - 春

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          They seem a little past their peak, but even so we enjoyed the beautiful cherry blossoms.