Definition of ronin in English:
noun (plural same or ronins)historical
(In feudal Japan) a wandering samurai who had no lord or master.
- In 1614 Hideyori fortified himself inside Osaka castle with over 100,000 troops, many of whom were ronin, dispossessed samurai whose masters had perished in battle.
- Many of these outlaws were ronin - masterless samurai warriors.
- Shirai did teach swordsmanship in Okayama, but he was never officially registered as an Okayama samurai and he remained a ronin (masterless samurai) throughout his life.
Words that rhyme with roninCronin, phone-in, serotonin
Definition of ronin in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.