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Japanning

- Noun

The art or act of varnishing in the Japanese manner.


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  • Shire of Katanning

    Shire of Katanning

    The Shire of Katanning is a local government area in the Great Southern region of Western Australia, about 170 kilometres (106 mi) north of Albany and about 290 kilometres (180 mi) southeast of the state capital, Perth. The Shire covers an area of 1,518 square kilometres (586 sq mi), and its seat of government is the town of Katanning.

  • Electoral district of Katanning

    Katanning was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Western Australia from 1904 to 1989.

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  • Katanning state by-election, 1935

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  • Katanning Senior High School

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