浪人

  1. Ronin

    Society Ronin

    Ronin (浪人, lit. “wave-man”) were masterless samurai in feudal Japan (1168-1868). The term was coined in the Nara (710-794) and Heian periods (794-1185) and was initially applied to serfs who had fled or deserted their master’s land. Samurai became rōnin when their masters passed away when...
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