Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An emperor of Japan.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The Emperor of Japan, sometimes erroneously spoken of as the spiritual emperor. See shogun.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The popular designation of the hereditary sovereign of Japan; the emperor of Japan.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun history A former title of the emperors of Japan during a certain period.
  • noun literary Any emperor of Japan.
  • noun A game of skill, in which identical wooden sticks must be removed from a pile without disturbing the remaining sticks

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the emperor of Japan; when regarded as a religious leader the emperor is called tenno

Etymologies

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

[Japanese : mi-, honorific pref. + kado, gate.]

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Japanese, from (mi) "honorable" + (kado) "gate, portal"

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