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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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[3.] Tenno, T., Rikmann, E., Zekker, I., Daija, L., Mashirin, A., and Tenno, T.
The Deep Impact colt has raced up to two miles and will be having his first start since April's Tenno Sho in which he was third to Kitasan Black.
He explores the fuzzy zones from such perspectives as the appearance of "China" consciousness during the Song Dynasty: on one of the origins of modern nationalist ideology; ancient maps as the history of ideas; between nation and history: starting from the Japanese: debates on the relationship between Chinese Daoism, Japanese Shinto, and the Tenno system; and from the western regions to the eastern sea: formations, methods, and problems in a new historical world.
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MagnaCare has been a successful investment for its management, HIG and its other investors, the vendor's managing director Tenno Tsai further said.
The seven-year-old finished eighth in the Singapore Airlines International Cup at Kranji on Sunday, supplementing a fine third in the two-mile Tenno Sho in Japan on his previous start.
HIGH in the Dolomites, we pulled over on a narrow serpentine road beside a old water trough and a fairly nondescript sign bearing the name Canale di Tenno.
He has the aura of a deity, given that he is called the "tenno" in Japanese, or "heavenly sovereign."
Entries for the Japanese side include new documentation used to examine the affect on domestic events during the Tenno fascism era of right-wing business and political personality Sasagawa Ryoichi, and the role of the leader of Japanese military intelligence in Eastern Europe, General Onodera Makoto.
(Happy Birthday Tenno. Love and miss you everyday.) - Loving wife Delita xx and Ruby xx.
She followed up in the Tenno Sho over 10 furlongs, was disqualified from first in the Japan Cup over even further and came from a long way off the pace to finish just a nose behind World Cup rival Victoire Pisa on Boxing Day.