[ tahy-shaw ]
/ ˈtaɪˈʃɔ /
noun Japanese History.
the designation of the period of the reign of Emperor Yoshihito, 1912–26.
Origin of Taisho
< Japanese taishō < Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese dà great + zhèng right(ness)
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British Dictionary definitions for taisho
/ (taɪˈʃəʊ) /
the period of Japanese history and artistic style associated with the reign of Emperor Yoshihito (1912–26)
the throne name of Yoshihito (1879–1926), emperor of Japan (1912–26)
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