shogunate

[ UK /ʃˈɒɡənˌe‍ɪt/ ]
NOUN
  1. a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
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  • Many of those buried here contributed to the modernization of Japan in one way or another during the Meiji Restoration -- a revolutionary period beginning in the late 1860s that was marked by the downfall of the shogunate ( "shogun" was the title given to the hereditary military commanders who ruled the country for 700 years) and feudalism and the creation of the modern state. Yokohama
  • The present temples were mostly reopened after the formation of the Tokugawa shogunate.
  • Chengdu Talent Generalyu kun see Chaoqun, appointed to the shogunate, Counselor Rong machine.
  • Fillmore was an early champion of American commercial expansion in the Pacific, and in 1853 he sent a fleet of warships, under the command of Commodore Matthew C. Perry, to Japan to force its shogunate government to alter its traditional isolationism and enter into trade and diplomatic relations with the United States (primary source document: A Golden Rule for Foreign Affairs). Five People Born on January 7 | myFiveBest
  • Ryukyu shogi tsuba Ryukyuan shogoin turnip tsubo sabi shogun Tsuga sakai, adj. shogunate tsugaresinol sakaki shoji tsunami sake shomio tsurugi sakura Showa tsutsugamushi samisen shoya disease samsien shoyu tsutsugamushi mite samurai shubunkin tsutsumu san Shuha, adj. tycoon Sanda ware sika udo sanpaku, adj. VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol IX No 1
  • Three years later Ieyasu established the Tokugawa shogunate at Edo that would last until the re-establishment of imperial rule in 1868.
  • Japan's reactionary Tokugawa shogunate employed gunpowder to obliterate troublemakers and then banned all guns—even its own—for the sake of preserving the samurais' sword-wielding hegemony. Where They Got Their Grit
  • The Ashikaga military clan took control of the shogunate and moved its headquarters back to Kyoto, to the Muromachi district of the city.
  • By the way, the great master Hiroshige was the son of a fire warden in the service of the shogunate.
  • Lord Ieyasu received the title of shogun from the emperor in 1603, and opened his shogunate in Edo (current Tokyo).
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