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1. (Historical Terms) Japanese history the reign of Emperor Mutsuhito (1867–1912), during which Japan began a rapid process of Westernization, industrialization, and expansion in foreign affairs
2. (Biography) the throne name of Mutsuhito (ˌmuːtsʊˈhiːtəʊ). 1852–1912, emperor of Japan (1867–1912)
[Japanese, from Chinese ming enlightened + dji government]



the reign of Emperor Mutsuhito of Japan.
[1870–75; < Japanese meiji, earlier meidi enlightened peace]
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Japonisme and the rise of the modern art movement; the arts of the Meiji period.
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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Meiji Shrine on Sunday, becoming the first prime minister to visit the Shinto shrine with strong imperial connections since January 2007, when he offered prayers during his previous stint as premier.
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