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A Japanese immigrant to North America.
- ‘It's been almost 100 years since the issei, or first-generation Japanese Americans, moved to Bainbridge, and today there are several ways to experience their heritage.’
- ‘The Japanese form of primogeniture dictated, for the issei generation of women, that the transfer of familial power and property was from husband to first-born son.’
- ‘Many critics have observed that Yamamoto is not unsympathetic to the plight of issei men.’
Japanese, literally ‘generation’.
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