shogun

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From Japanese 将軍 (shōgun), from an abbreviation of 征夷大将軍 (Seii Taishogun) which means "General who overcomes the barbarians", from Middle Chinese (tsjàng-kjun "leader of troops", "general") (compare Mandarin jiàngjūn 将军).

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shogun (plural shoguns)

  1. The supreme generalissimo of feudal Japan.
    • The third is the Shogun who reygneth at the preſent , and hath rayſed the perſecution ( whereof this booke intreateth ) againſt the Chriſtians , and he as it ſeemeth is acknowledged as Lord of all the threeſcore and ſix Kingdomes of Iaponia .
      1619: W. W. Gent (tr.), A briefe relation of the persecution lately made against the Catholike christians, in the Kingdome of Iaponia, devided into two books

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shogun m (plural shoguns)

  1. shogun

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From Japanese 将軍 (shōgun)

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shogun m

  1. shogun

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