What is another word for shoguns?

Pronunciation: [ʃˈɒɡʌnz] (IPA)

Shoguns, the title of military commanders in Japan during the feudal period, have several synonyms in the Japanese language. One of the most common synonyms is "sei-i tai shogun," meaning "great general who subdues the barbarians." Other synonyms include "bushi" or "samurai," which are general terms for warriors in feudal Japan, and "daimyo," meaning "great name," which refers to the feudal lords who ruled over territories and armies. In modern times, "shogun" is used more commonly to refer to someone who wields great power or authority, and words such as "boss," "leader," or "tycoon" can be considered synonyms.

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What are the hypernyms for Shoguns?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Shoguns

The enormous amount of money expended on these shrines will amaze any foreign visitor, as well as the profound reverence shown by the Japanese for these resting places of the shoguns.
"The Critic in the Orient"
George Hamlin Fitch
They are said to have been planted as an offering to the buried shoguns by a man who was too poor to place a bronze lantern at their shrines.
Bird, Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy)
It was not part of my plan to stay at the beautiful yadoya which receives foreigners in Hachiishi, and I sent Ito half a mile farther with a note in Japanese to the owner of the house where I now am, while I sat on a rocky eminence at the top of the street, unmolested by anybody, looking over to the solemn groves upon the mountains, where the two greatest of the shoguns "sleep in glory."
Bird, Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy)

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