noun, plural dai·myo, dai·myos. Japanese History.
- daimler, gottlieb,
- daimyo bond,
Origin of daimyo
Examples from the Web for daimio
That was just after the Simonosaki bombardment, and before the Daimio affair.The Dealings of Captain Sharkey|A. Conan Doyle
There are represented the old wars, the old feuds, the struggle of Daimio against Daimio--in short, the history of old Japan.Peeps at Many Lands: Japan|John Finnemore
The captain, with his aides, entered the hall of reception, and was met by a daimio named Izawa.Historic Adventures|Rupert S. Holland
They gave him decent clothes in which to make an appearance at the Daimio's house and then some money for the journey.Warriors of Old Japan and Other Stories|Yei Theodora Ozaki
She pressed the point of the daimio's sword close to her heart.The Mucker|Edgar Rice Burroughs
noun plural -myo, -myos, -mio or -mios
Word Origin for daimyo
also daimio, former title of the chief nobles of Japan, 1839, from Japanese, literally "big name," from Chinese dai "great" + mio, myo "name."