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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 iyeyasu

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

    The Gist of Japan

    R. B. Peery

  • In the following year, 1616, Iyeyasu fell ill and died at the age of seventy-five.

    Japan

    Various

  • Iyeyasu, though of indomitable courage in war, was a man of gentle methods.

    Japan

    Various

  • Iyeyasu's plan was one of conciliation and the prevention of hostile union.

  • But he placed chief reliance upon Iyeyasu, whom he appointed president of the board of regents.


British Dictionary definitions for iyeyasu

Iyeyasu

Ieyasu

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