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Bu•shi•do  (bo̅o̅shē dô′),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. World History(in feudal Japan) the code of the samurai, stressing unquestioning loyalty and obedience and valuing honor above life. Also,  bushi•do. 
  • Middle Chinese; see judo)
  • Middle Chinese, equivalent. to Chinese military + shì gentleman) + way (
  • Japanese bushidō, equivalent. to bushi warrior (
  • 1895–1900


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Bushido /ˌbuːʃɪˈdəʊ/ n
  1. (sometimes not capital) the feudal code of the Japanese samurai, stressing self-discipline, courage and loyalty
Etymology: 19th Century: from Japanese bushi warrior (from Chinese wushih) + way (from Chinese tao)



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