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Shogun   Listen
noun
Shogun  n.  (Written variously, Shiogun, Shiogoon, etc)  A title originally conferred by the Mikado on the military governor of the eastern provinces of Japan. By gradual usurpation of power the Shoguns (known to foreigners as Tycoons) became finally the virtual rulers of Japan. The title was abolished in 1867.






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"Shogun" Quotes from Famous Books



... end of the social scale, a change analogous to that which has taken place under sundry despotisms. You know that in Japan, before the recent Revolution, the divine ruler, the Mikado, nominally supreme, was practically a puppet in the hands of his chief minister, the Shogun. Here it seems to me that "the sovereign people" is fast becoming a puppet which moves and speaks ...
— The Contemporary Review, January 1883 - Vol 43, No. 1 • Various



Words linked to "Shogun" :   dictator, Nipponese, Japanese



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