Konoye

[ kaw-naw-ye ]
/ ˈkɔ nɔˈyɛ /

noun

Prince Fu·mi·ma·ro [foo-mee-mah-raw], /ˈfu miˈmɑ rɔ/, 1891–1945, Japanese statesman: premier 1937–39, 1940–41.

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Example sentences from the Web for Konoye

  • The candidate to whom they gave their support was Goshirakawa, brother of Konoye, who was counted a youth of inferior capacity.

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