noun, plural dai·myo, dai·myos. Japanese History.
Origin of daimyo
Examples from the Web for daimyo
To be specific, let us note that in feudal times there were some 270 daimyo living in the utmost luxury.
The town now enjoyed as a park of more than ten acres the grounds of a subsidiary residence of the daimyo.
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
Whenever a daimyo traveled to Yedo, the capital, he was treated almost as a god by the people.
In one place I found a factory built on the side of a daimyo's castle.
British Dictionary definitions for daimyo
noun plural -myo, -myos, -mio or -mios
Word Origin for daimyo
Word Origin and History 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."