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since 1880
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Borrowing from Japanese 大名 (daimyō), from Middle Chinese 大名 (dàj-mjieng, “excellent one”), from (“great”) + (“name”). Compare Mandarin dàmíng.

  1. (historical) A lord during the Japanese feudal period.

daimyo was also found in the following language(s): French

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Past life for Daimyo born May 10, 2013

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Africa approximately on 450. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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