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samurai

noun [C] uk   /ˈsæm.ʊ.raɪ/  us   /-ʊr.aɪ/ (plural samurai or samurais)
a member of a military class of high social rank from the 11th to the 19th century in Japan: Samurai warriors
Translations of “samurai”
in Chinese (Traditional) (日本11至19世紀的)武士…
in Chinese (Simplified) (日本11至19世纪的)武士…
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