The Snow Country - This is the area of Japan west of the central mountain range where the novel is set.
The Border Range - This is the name for the mountains near the hot spring town that Shimamura retreats to.
The Station - This is Shimamura's resort town arrival and departure point.
Obi - This is a sash worn over the kimono.
Geisha - This is a professional woman who serves the various needs of gentlemen.
Kikumura - This is a restaurant opened in the resort town by a wealthy patron of the geisha, Kikuyu.
Tokyo - This is the city Shimamura lives in.
Camellia Room - This is the name of Shimamura's inn room.
The Inn - This is the place Shimamura stays while he is visiting the hot spring town.
The Cemetery - This is where Yukio and the music teacher are buried.
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