from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Kurosawa, Akira 1910-1998. Japanese filmmaker whose internationally acclaimed works, including Rashomon (1950), The Seven Samurai (1954), and Ran (1985), often concern traditional Japanese institutions.
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- proper n. A surname.
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- n. Japanese filmmaker noted for blending Japanese folklore with western styles of acting (1910-1998)
From Japanese 黒沢 (くろさわ, Kurosawa). (Wiktionary)