- To·ku·ga·wa [taw-koo-gah-wah] /ˈtɔ kuˈgɑ wɑ/, 1542–1616, Japanese general and public servant.
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It may leave Japan absolutely independent, as in the days of Ieyasu.The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn, Volume 2
This castle was erected in 1610 by twenty great feudal lords to serve as a residence for Ieyasu's son.
An old mossy staircase and a time-worn pavement lead to Ieyasu's tomb, before which stand two long tables.
In the afternoon a walk back of the temple of Ieyasu revealed more stone lanterns, shrines, and toriis.
There is also a long row of very large stone lanterns, presented as a tribute to the memory of the Shogun, Ieyasu.
- a variant spelling of (Tokugawa) Iyeyasu
- Tokugawa (ˌtɒkuːˈɡɑːwə). 1542–1616, Japanese general and statesman; founder of the Tokugawa shogunate (1603–1867)
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