Definition of Daimios
1. daimio [n] - See also: daimio
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Daimios
Literary usage of Daimios
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1909)
"At the head of the daimios ranked the Go-san-ke or Three Families, ... Next in order came the Koku-shi daimios, nobles whose territories comprised one or ..."
2. New Japan, the Land of the Rising Sun: Its Annals During the Past Twenty by Samuel Mossman (1873)
"Several of the most powerful daimios expressed their desire that besides a display of the Imperial troops, they should also assemble their armed retainers ..."
3. Japan: Being a Sketch of the History, Government and Officers of the Empire by Walter G. Dickson (1869)
"The division was made in the ratio of twenty millions to the daimios to eight millions ... Such are not daimios, but servants or retainers of a Daimio, ..."
4. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1870)
"A great deal of jealousy continued to eii-t among the daimios. ... Of this 20000000 is to be divided among the daimios (nobles) and ..."
5. The Life of Sir Harry Parkes: K.C.B., G.C.M.G., Sometime Her Majesty's by Stanley Lane-Poole, Frederick Victor Dickins (1894)
"This voluntary subordination of this authority to that of the Mikado was supported by 241 daimios, and dissented from by only seventeen, who represented ..."
6. Lord Hotta, the Pioneer Diplomat of Japan by Henry Satoh (1908)
"But these daimios can hardly be said to have been absolutely in favour of opening ... On this occasion, when the daimios were asked to express their candid ..."
7. Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1878)
"... more Towns to Foreign Commerce—Famine in the Northern Provinces-—Floods in the South of China. JAPAN.—Imperal Government and the daimios—The Prince of ..."