noun Japanese History.
Origin of shogun
Examples from the Web for shogun
Historical Examples of shogun
The body of the shogun is buried twenty feet deep in a bed of charcoal.The Critic in the Orient
George Hamlin Fitch
The Shogun, his courtiers and his warriors bestirred themselves at once.
The actual ruler was the new Shogun Iysada, son of the former Shogun.
This advance of the fleet convinced the Shogun that Perry meant to go to Yedo.
While there the shogun appointed him to receive and entertain an envoy from the mikado.The Gist of Japan
R. B. Peery
noun Japanese history
Word Origin for shogun
1610s, "hereditary commander of a Japanese army," from Japanese (sei-i-tai) shogun "(barbarian-subduing) chief" (late 12c.), sound-substitution for Chinese chiang chiin, literally "lead army."