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1) seppuku. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...seppuku, see hara-kiri....

2) hara-kiri. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Japanese form of honorable suicide, also known by its Chinese equivalent, seppuku. It was practiced by the Japanese feudal warrior class in order to avoid falling...

3) Mishima, Yukio. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...His original name was Kimitake Hiraoka and he was born into a samurai family. Mishima wrote novels, short stories, essays, and plays. He appeared on stage in some...

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