Meaning of Mikadoism in English:


Pronunciation /mɪˈkɑːdəʊɪz(ə)m/


  • The cult of the Mikado.

    The cult of the emperor was an integral part of a form of Shinto (Kokka Shintô, or State Shintoism) which was promoted as the official, nationalistic state religion of Japan from 1868 until its abolition in 1945 by the Allied occupation forces.


Late 19th century; earliest use found in International Journal of Ethics. From Mikado + -ism.