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［Kuzure］Kuzure is the destruction of the faith-based organization of Kirishitans (Christians) due to strict control or informing during the forbidden period. The term refers to large-scale arrests of Kirishitans in an area, including the Omura county kuruze, the first to fourth Urakami kuruze, and the Goto kuruze.
［Martyrdom］Martyrdom is the act of choosing death and giving one's life to God rather than abandoning Christian faith and morals.
［Senpuku Kirishitan］Senpuku Kirishitan (hidden Christians) lived ostensibly as Buddhists during the ban on Christianity but secretly carried on their faith.