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  • Other Names: 准三宮 (jusanguu), 准后 (jugou)
  • Japanese: 准三后 (jusangou)

Jusangô refers to the three empresses (empress consort, dowager empress, and grand-dowager empress[1]). Others were also granted the title jusangô or jugô as an honorary title, granting that individual an income equal to that of one of the empresses.

References

  • Arai Hakuseki, Joyce Ackroyd (trans.), Told Round a Brushwood Fire, University of Tokyo Press (1979), 320.
  1. The grandmother of the reigning emperor.
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