- To·ku·ga·wa [taw-koo-gah-wah] /ˈtɔ kuˈgɑ wɑ/, 1542–1616, Japanese general and public servant.
Examples from the Web for ieyasu
Historical Examples of ieyasu
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)