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Meaning of SHOGUNATE

Pronunciation:  'show`gunit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
 

SHOGUNATE is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: absolutism, authoritarianism, Caesarism, despotism, dictatorship, monocracy, one-man rule, Stalinism, totalitarianism, tyranny
 
 See Also: autarchy, autocracy, police state

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sho*gun"ate\, n.
The office or dignity of a Shogun. [Written also
{Siogoonate}.]

 

 

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