一国一城, いっこくいちじょう

  • ikkokuichijō

Definition of 一国一城,いっこくいちじょう

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • (possession of) one feudal domain and one castle
  • being independent (acting without compromise or assistance)

  • establishing only one castle in each feudal domain (edict issued by the shogunate in 1615)

Related Kanji

one, one radical (no.1)
country
castle

Related Study Lists

Japanese history - early modern

Historical terms relating to the times around the Edo period.

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