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samurainoun [C]

uk   /ˈsæm.ʊ.raɪ/  us   /-ʊr.aɪ/ (plural samurai or samurais)
a ​member of a ​militaryclass of high ​socialrank from the 11th to the 19th ​century in Japan: Samurai ​warriors
(Definition of samurai from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “samurai”
in Chinese (Simplified) (日本11至19世纪的)武士…
in Chinese (Traditional) (日本11至19世紀的)武士…
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