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tenno

(ˈtɛnəʊ)
n, pl -no or -nos
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the formal title of the Japanese emperor, esp when regarded as a divine religious leader
[from Japanese tennō]
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Noun1.tenno - the emperor of Japantenno - the emperor of Japan; when regarded as a religious leader the emperor is called tenno
Japanese - the language (usually considered to be Altaic) spoken by the Japanese
emperor - the male ruler of an empire
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