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Ieyasu

[ee-ye-yah-soo]
noun
  1. Iyeyasu.
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Iyeyasu

or I·e·ya·su

[ee-ye-yah-soo]
noun
  1. To·ku·ga·wa [taw-koo-gah-wah] /ˈtɔ kuˈgɑ wɑ/, 1542–1616, Japanese general and public servant.
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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

    Elizabeth Bisland

  • This castle was erected in 1610 by twenty great feudal lords to serve as a residence for Ieyasu's son.

    Travels in the Far East

    Ellen Mary Hayes Peck

  • An old mossy staircase and a time-worn pavement lead to Ieyasu's tomb, before which stand two long tables.

    Travels in the Far East

    Ellen Mary Hayes Peck

  • In the afternoon a walk back of the temple of Ieyasu revealed more stone lanterns, shrines, and toriis.

    Travels in the Far East

    Ellen Mary Hayes Peck

  • There is also a long row of very large stone lanterns, presented as a tribute to the memory of the Shogun, Ieyasu.

    Travels in the Far East

    Ellen Mary Hayes Peck


British Dictionary definitions for ieyasu

Ieyasu

noun
  1. a variant spelling of (Tokugawa) Iyeyasu
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Iyeyasu

Ieyasu

noun
  1. Tokugawa (ˌtɒkuːˈɡɑːwə). 1542–1616, Japanese general and statesman; founder of the Tokugawa shogunate (1603–1867)
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