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Yedo

or Yed·do

[yed-oh; Japanese ye-daw]
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noun
  1. a former name of Tokyo.
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Historical Examples

  • This advance of the fleet convinced the Shogun that Perry meant to go to Yedo.

    Historic Adventures

    Rupert S. Holland

  • In Japan, a revolution, the city of Yedo destroyed by the insurgents.

  • Little is known of his life except that he began as a bookseller in Yedo.

    Chats on Japanese Prints

    Arthur Davison Ficke

  • Born in 1742, he worked as a young man for a bookseller in Yedo.

    Chats on Japanese Prints

    Arthur Davison Ficke

  • The people of Yedo erected memorial-stone lanterns at his tomb.


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