Definition of Minseito in English:

Minseito

Pronunciation /mɪnˈseɪtəʊ/

noun

historical
  • In Japan: the Constitutional Democratic Party, formed in 1927 and disbanded in 1940.

Origin

1920s. From Japanese †Minseitō (from minsei democracy, civil government (from min- + -sei government, rule) + tō party; all from Middle Chinese), shortened from the official title Rikken Minseitō Constitutional Democratic Party (from Rikken constitutional + Minseitō).