Bushido



(in feudal Japan) the code of the samurai, stressing unquestioning loyalty and obedience and valuing honor above life.
Historical Examples

Bushido, the Soul of Japan Inazo Nitob
Letters from China and Japan John Dewey
‘I Believe’ and other essays Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
A Fantasy of Far Japan Baron Kencho Suyematsu
A Fantasy of Far Japan Baron Kencho Suyematsu
A Fantasy of Far Japan Baron Kencho Suyematsu
Empires and Emperors of Russia, China, Korea, and Japan Pter Vay
Bushido, the Soul of Japan Inazo Nitob
The Foundations of Japan J.W. Robertson Scott
The Japanese Spirit Yoshisaburo Okakura

noun
(sometimes not capital) the feudal code of the Japanese samurai, stressing self-discipline, courage and loyalty
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