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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.).

Usage examples (34)
  • Shinju is the first of Laura Joh Rowland's shogunate mysteries.
  • How did the shogunate treat other peasant uprisings at this time.
  • Yet we know they were active all through the long Tokugawa shogunate. '
  • In the 1630s, however, the shogunate began severely curtailing overseas contact. for more
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