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Noun, No-adjective
1. Kyoto and vicinity (esp. during Edo period); Kyoto-Osaka region; Kansai region
Wikipedia definition
2. KamigataThis article focuses on the Edo period urban culture of the Kamigata region in contrast to that of the Edo region; for more general information on the region, see Kansai region or Osaka-Kobe-Kyoto. Kamigata (上方) is a region of Japan referring to the cities of Kyoto and Osaka; the term is used particularly when discussing elements of Edo period urban culture such as ukiyo-e and kabuki, and when making a comparison to the urban culture of the Edo/Tokyo region.
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