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shogun

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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shogunsho‧gun /ˈʃəʊɡʌn $ ˈʃoʊ-/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 PGOa military leader in Japan until the middle of the 19th century
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shogunNew intellectual currents began to question aspects of the statusquo, demanding reconsideration of the relationship between emperor and shogun.He had himself declared shogun in 1603.For over 250 years after Sekigahara the title of shogun was handed down through the males of the Tokugawa family.The shoguns themselves lacked the personal charisma of their early predecessors and divisions within the Bakufu hierarchy and Tokugawa followers increased.
ShogunSho‧gun /ˈʃəʊɡʌn/ noun 🔊 🔊 one of the military commanders who ruled Japan from the 12th century until 1868. During this period, called the Shogunate, the Emperor of Japan had no real power
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