Dai"mi*o (?), n.; pl. Daimios (#). [Jap., fr. Chin. tai ming great name.]

The title of the feudal nobles of Japan.

The daimios, or territorial nobles, resided in Yedo and were divided into four classes.
Am. Cyc.


© Webster 1913.

E2 Ed. note: Usually written daimyo, and 'Yedo' is usually Edo.

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