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Hideyoshi

[hee-de-yaw-shee] /ˈhi dɛˈyɔ ʃi/
noun
1.
Toyotomi
[taw-yaw-taw-mee] /ˈtɔ yɔˈtɔ mi/ (Show IPA),
1536–98, Japanese general and statesman: prime minister and dictator of Japan 1585–98.
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  • The plan was conceived by Nobunaga, begun by Hideyoshi, and completed by Iyeyasu.

    The Gist of Japan R. B. Peery
  • In 1592, Hideyoshi sent his great army from Japan to conquer Korea.

    Korean Buddhism Frederick Starr
  • The first of these measures, as we have seen, was the decree of Hideyoshi, passed in 1587.

    The Ceramic Art Jennie J. Young
  • On learning of this speech Hideyoshi was overcome with fury.

  • Nobutaka especially was hostile to the influence of Hideyoshi.

    Japan Various
  • We shall now relate the story of Hideyoshi's Korean expedition.

    Japan Various
  • Hideyoshi, however, urged him to return to China and report the situation to his sovereign.

    Japan Various
  • What, for instance, incited Hideyoshi to invade Korea in 1592?

  • Of these four, the first, named Hideyoshi, rose to great fame.

  • The best example of this was the famous Hideyoshi and his followers.

    A Fantasy of Far Japan Baron Kencho Suyematsu

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