Meiji


Mei·ji

noun, often attributive \ˈmā-(ˌ)jē\

Definition of MEIJI

:  the period of the reign (1868–1912) of Emperor Mutsuhito of Japan

Origin of MEIJI

Japanese, literally, enlightened rule
First Known Use: 1873

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