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Japan Vocab

Japan Vocab Janet Fabian

indicate to show that something exists or is likely to be true
survive to live or make a living; continue to despite the danger
conflict disagreement or argument; war
principle belief or idea on which something is based
accumulate to gradually get more of something
decline gradual decrease in the quality or importance of something
rebel someone who opposes or fights an authority
prohibit to forbid or make illegal
proximity closeness in space
archipelago chain of islands
mainland the major land area of a continent
kami gods and spirits
Prince Shotoku young leader that took power in Japan in 593
regent someone who governs a country in the name of a ruler who is too young or otherwise unable to rule
constitution plan of government
Minamoto Yoritomo the winner of the final battle
shogun supreme military commander
daimyo local land-owning lords
feudalism social system in which lords grant people land or other rewards in exchange for military forces
samurai highly trained warriors
bushido strict code of conduct that guided the behavior of samurai
armada large fleet of ships
typhoon violent tropical storm
Oda Nobunaga first ambitious leader
Toyotomi Hideyoshi second ambitious leader
Tokugawa leyasu third ambitious leader
Created by: janetfabian
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