Iyeyasu

or I·e·ya·su

[ee-ye-yah-soo]
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noun

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 iyeyasu

  • Here, under the dominance of the great Iyeyasu, the life of the empire was brought to a focus.

    Chats on Japanese Prints

    Arthur Davison Ficke

  • In this castle Hideyori gave shelter to some Christians, and Iyeyasu called out a great army and laid siege to it.

  • The plan was conceived by Nobunaga, begun by Hideyoshi, and completed by Iyeyasu.

  • We should have stories of Iyeyasu and Hideyoshi, written from the ground up for the photoplay theatre.

  • Such was the trifling incident of the lavish donation required of Iyeyasu to the Hachiman shrine at Kamakura.



British Dictionary definitions for iyeyasu

Iyeyasu

Ieyasu

noun

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