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A title given to the emperor of Japan.ruler, sovereign, king, monarch, potentate, lord, overlordView synonyms
Japanese, from mi august + kado gate; the title is a transferred use of “gate (to the Imperial palace),” an ancient place of audience. Compare with Porte.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.