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Tokugawa

[ taw-koo-gah-wah ]
/ ˈtɔ kʊˈgɑ wɑ /
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noun

a member of a powerful family in Japan that ruled as shoguns, 1603–1867.
a period of Japanese history under the rule of Tokugawa shoguns, characterized by a samurai ruling class, urbanization, and the growth of a merchant class.

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