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Fujiwara

[foo-jee-wahr-uh; Japanese foo-jee-wah-rah] /ˌfu dʒiˈwɑr ə; Japanese ˈfu dʒiˈwɑ rɑ/
noun
1.
a member of a powerful family in Japan who exercised power as regents in the name of the emperor, a.d. 858–1160.
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  • Fujiwara daughters were thus the usual empresses and mothers of emperors.

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