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一国一城, いっこくいちじょう

  • ikkokuichijō


noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • (possession of) one feudal domain and one castle
  • being independent (acting without compromise or assistance)


  • establishing only one castle in each feudal domain (edict issued by the shogunate in 1615)

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