Izumo, Shimane

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Izumo (出雲市, Izumo-shi) is a city in Shimane Prefecture, Japan.[1]

History[change | change source]

Izumo grew up around the Izumo Taisha (Shinto shrine).[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2002). "Izumo" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 412.
  2. Deal, William E. (2005). Handbook to Life in Medieval and Early Modern Japan, p. 73.

Other websites[change | change source]

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