Meiji
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Japanese, literally, enlightened rule Date: 1873 the period of the reign (1868-1912) of Emperor Mutsuhito of Japan

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  • Meiji — (Japanese: 明 bright, brilliant 治 reign, government ) may refer to: Meiji Restoration, the revolution that ushered in the Meiji period Meiji period the period in Japanese history when the Meiji Emperor reigned Emperor Meiji of Japan Mutsuhito, the …   Wikipedia

  • Meiji — tennō, 1873 Meiji (jap. 明治天皇 Meiji tennō; * 3. November 1852 in Kyōto; † 30. Juli 1912 in Tokio), mit Eigennamen Mutsuhito (睦仁) war der 122. Tennō …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Meiji — es un término japonés que puede referirse a: Restauración Meiji, revolución ocurrida en Japón entre 1866 y 1869; Era Meiji, período en la historia de Japón durante el cual reinó el Emperador Meiji; Emperador Meiji, Mutsuhito, emperador de Japón.… …   Wikipedia Español

  • meïji — Meiji (ère), au Japon, ère du gouvernement éclairé ou ère des Lumières (1867 1912): l empereur Meiji tennô, reprenant le pouvoir aux shoguns, accomplit des réformes profondes, inspirées par l Europe occidentale. meïji [mɛjʒi] adj. ÉTYM. V. 1900,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Meiji — (»erleuchtete Regierung«), Name der Regierungsperiode des jetzigen Kaisers von Japan. Man zählt die Jahre von seinem Regierungsantritt (1868) an als 1., 2. etc. Jahr Meiji. Das Jahr 1905 ist also das 38. Jahr Meiji …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Meiji —   [meɪdʒi; japanisch »Erleuchtete Regierung«], Regierungs Devise des japanischen Kaisers Mutsuhito …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Meiji — period of rule of emperor Mutsuhito (1868 1912), which was marked by modernization and Westernization, 1873, from Japanese, lit. enlightened government …   Etymology dictionary

  • Meiji — [mā′jē′] [Jpn, lit., enlightened peace] name adopted by the emperor Mutsuhito of Japan …   English World dictionary

  • Meiji — /may jee /, n. Japanese Hist. the designation of the period of the reign of Emperor Mutsuhito from 1868 to 1912. [1870 75; < Japn meiji, earlier meidi enlightened peace < MChin, equiv. to Chin míng bright + zhì pacify] * * * (as used in… …   Universalium

  • Meiji — En Japón Meiji se refiere a: 1. Restauración Meiji, la revolución ocurrida entre 1866 y 1869. 2. Era Meiji el período en la Historia de Japón durante el cual reinó el Emperador Meiji. 3. Emperador Meiji Mutsuhito, reinó durante la Era Meiji. * *… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Meiji —    The reign period from 1868 1912 during which the Meiji emperor (Meiji tenno) was enthroned. It marked Japan s transformation from the feudal society of the Tokugawa period to a modern industrial state. It was a new era of direct imperial rule …   A Popular Dictionary of Shinto

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