Definition of Meiji tenno
1. Noun. Emperor of Japan who encouraged the modernization of Japan (1852-1912).
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Literary usage of Meiji tenno
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1. Things Japanese: Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with Japan for by Basil Hall Chamberlain (1902)
"... the present monarch as meiji tenno, the word Tenno, as already explained, signifying "Heavenly Emperor," and Meiji being the chronological designation ..."
2. Bank and Public Holidays Throughout the World by Guaranty Trust Company of New York (1920)
"... (Foreign Merchants) July 30 Meiji-Tenno-sai "(Anniversary of the death of Emperor meiji tenno) August 31 Ten-cho-setsu (Emperor's Birthday) September 24 ..."
3. Journal of the American Asiatic Association by American Asiatic Association (1916)
"But, just as the late Emperor, now known as meiji tenno, granted the ... But, in the case of the late Emperor, meiji tenno. his own personality, ..."
4. A Short History of Japan by Ernest Wilson Clement (1915)
"was most eminently fitting that Mutsuhito "the Great" was given the posthumous name, meiji tenno.1 But we must devote a little space to the consideration of ..."
5. Japan, Real and Imaginary by Sydney Greenbie (1920)
"... and in very recent years General Nogi, who committed harakiri upon the death of the meiji tenno, the most exalted of the mikados. ..."
6. Mysterious Japan by Julian Street (1921)
"... and itself ruled the land, fell, and the late Emperor, now known as Meiji Tenno—meaning "Emperor of Enlightenment"—came from his former capital in the ..."