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Hirohito

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Pronunciation: /ˌhɪrəˈhiːtəʊ
 
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Definition of Hirohito in English:

( 1901–89), emperor of Japan 1926–89; full name Michinomiya Hirohito. Regarded as the 124th direct descendant of Jimmu, he refrained from involvement in politics, though he was instrumental in obtaining Japan’s agreement to the unconditional surrender which ended the Second World War. In 1946 the new constitution imposed by America obliged him to renounce his divinity and become a constitutional monarch.

Words that rhyme with Hirohito

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