one of the great feudal lords who were vassals of the shogun.
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How to use daimyo in a sentence
The daimyo gave him a handsome sum of money, besides full liberty to preach wherever he went.The Jesuits, 1534-1921 | Thomas J. Campbell
On the summit of the hill above Matsue stood the ancient castle of the former daimyo of the province.Lafcadio Hearn | Nina H. Kennard
We drank from a black daimyo bowl which had been made four hundred years before.
A dramatic tale by one of the story-tellers was about a yokelish young wrestler and a daimyo.
He was a large daimyo-like figure, dignified and courteous, but seemingly impenetrable.
British Dictionary definitions for daimyo
(in Japan) one of the territorial magnates who dominated much of the country from about the 11th to the 19th century
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