shogunate
noun see shogun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Shogunate — Sho*gun ate, n. The office or dignity of a Shogun. [Written also {Siogoonate}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shogunate — 1871, a hybrid, from Japanese SHOGUN (Cf. shogun) + Latinate suffix ATE (Cf. ate) …   Etymology dictionary

  • shogunate — /shoh geuh nit, nayt /, n. 1. the office or rule of a shogun. 2. a government controlled by shoguns. [1870 75; SHOGUN + ATE3] * * * ▪ Japanese history Japanese  Bakufu,  or  Shōgunshoku,         government of the shogun, or hereditary military… …   Universalium

  • shogunate — shogun ► NOUN ▪ (in feudal Japan) a hereditary commander in chief. DERIVATIVES shogunate noun. ORIGIN Japanese, from a Chinese word meaning general …   English terms dictionary

  • shogunate — noun The administration of a Shogun Syn: bakufu …   Wiktionary

  • shogunate — n. rule by a hereditary military commander, rule by shogun …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shogunate — sho·gun·ate …   English syllables

  • shogunate — /ˈʃoʊgəneɪt/ (say shohguhnayt) noun the office or rule of a shogun. {shogun + ate3} …   Australian English dictionary

  • shogunate — noun a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.) • Syn: ↑dictatorship, ↑absolutism, ↑authoritarianism, ↑Caesarism, ↑despotism, ↑monocracy, ↑one man rule, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tokugawa shogunate — Infobox Former Country native name = conventional long name = Edo Bakufu common name = Tokugawa Bakufu continent = Asia region = Japan |year start = 1603 |year end = 1868 symbol type = Mon symbol type article = Mon of the Tokugawa Shogunate |p1 …   Wikipedia

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