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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun ki*mo"no
  1. A kind of loose robe or gown tied with a sash, worn as a traditional outer garment by Japanese women and men. Women may wear it with a broad sash called an obi, having a large bow in the back. At present (1998), most Japanese wear it only at home or on ceremonial occasions, western-style clothing being more common in the workplace.
  2. A similar gown worn as a dressing gown by women of Western nations.

Etymology: Jap., article of clothing, fr. ki to wear + mono thing

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A loose robe; imitated from robes originally worn by Japanese

Borrowing from Japanese 着物 (kimono, “clothing”), which is from (“wearing”) + (mono, “thing”).

  1. A traditional Japanese robe-like garment that is now generally worn only in formal occasions.
  2. A yukata.
  3. A long robe-like garment.

kimono was also found in the following language(s): Czech, Esperanto, Finnish, Ido, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Sicilian, and Spanish

Fun Facts about the name Kimono

  • How unique is the name Kimono? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Kimono was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Kimono: Your name in reverse order is Onomik. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Omoikn. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Kimono born Nov 14, 1942

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Poland approximately on 1075. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.