Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of daimio.

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  • n. A lord during the Japanese feudal period.

Etymologies

From Japanese 大名 (daimyō). (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • The preferred pronunciation has two syllables, not three. The word is also spelled daimio. — The Orthoepist

    September 13, 2011