Tenno


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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Tenno

 

(“heavenly sovereign”), the title of Japan’s emperor. In literature, however, especially outside Japan, the title of mikado is also used to designate the emperor.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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