noun, plural dai·myo, dai·myos. Japanese History.
Origin of daimyo
Examples from the Web for daimyo
Historical Examples of daimyo
Aya, sweet maid, was the only child of a daimyo of the Province of Omi.Japanese Fairy Tales
At Takamatsu I had the opportunity of visiting a daimyo's castle.
In one place I found a factory built on the side of a daimyo's castle.
The Daimyo gave him a handsome sum of money, besides full liberty to preach wherever he went.The Jesuits, 1534-1921
Thomas J. Campbell
In the long ago it served as the audience chamber of a Daimyo's 'Besso' or play place.The House of the Misty Star
Fannie Caldwell Macaulay
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."