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shogunate

[ shoh-guh-nit, -neyt ]
/ ˈʃoʊ gə nɪt, -ˌneɪt /
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noun

the office or rule of a shogun.
a government controlled by shoguns.

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Origin of shogunate

First recorded in 1870–75; shogun + -ate3
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British Dictionary definitions for shogunate

shogunate
/ (ˈʃəʊɡʊnɪt, -ˌneɪt) /

noun

Japanese history the office or rule of a shogun
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