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Definition of Katana

Katana Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Historically were one of the traditionally made that were used in feudal Japan, also commonly referred to as a "samurai sword". Modern versions of the katana are sometimes made using non-traditional materials and methods. The katana is characterized by its distinctive appearance: a curved, slender, single-edged blade with a circular or squared guard and long grip to accommodate two hands. It has historically been associated with the samurai of feudal Japan.

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