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noun [U]  /ˈʃɪn·toʊ/ (also Shintoism,    /ˈʃɪn·toʊˌɪz·əm/)
world history a religion of Japan that emphasizes the spirits of nature and being loyal to the Japanese emperor (= ruler)
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