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  • n. Plural form of shogun.

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Examples

  • From the establishment of the first fixed capital at Nara in 710 until 1867, the emperors of the Yamato dynasty were the nominal rulers, but actual power was usually held by influential court nobles, regents, or "shoguns" (military governors).

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  • From the establishment of the first fixed capital at Nara in 710 until 1867, the emperors of the Yamato dynasty were the nominal rulers, but actual power was usually held by powerful court nobles, regents, or "shoguns" (military governors).

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  • By the 1850's and 60's, shoguns almost never even left Edo Castle.

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  • The one awarded the post of official sword teacher to the shoguns.

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  • A young lord is about to rise to ultimate power over all the shoguns, which will be disastrous.

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  • As the rule of the shoguns was replaced with that of the emperor, Japan began to open up to ideas from Europe and the United States.

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  • A Dutch-Japanese phrase book, compiled in 1770 for a trade legation from Holland -- the only Westerners permitted to reside on Japanese soil by the xenophobic shoguns -- had a mere 80 phrases.

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  • They were dethroned by warlord shoguns of the Minamoto, Ashikaga, and Tokugawa clans.

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  • The Tokugawa shoguns had run Japan for 250 years as a quasi-feudal system.

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  • Having the story set on the crux of upheaval added a rather lovely subtext to many of the events in the story as well, along with giving us westerners a glimpse of something more to pre-modern Japan other than samurai, ninja and shoguns–to which would arise out of the coming upheaval this story takes place before.

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