[ doh-joh ]
/ ˈdoʊ dʒoʊ /
noun, plural do·jos.
a school or practice hall where karate, judo, or other martial arts are taught.
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Origin of dojo
1940–45; < Japanese dōjō Buddhist seminary, drill hall < MChin transliteration of Sanskrit bodhi-maṇḍa literally, seat of wisdom (equivalent to Chinese dàochǎng)
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British Dictionary definitions for dojo
/ (ˈdəʊdʒəʊ) /
noun plural -jos
a room or hall for the practice of martial arts
Word Origin for dojo
C20: from Japanese dōjō Buddhist seminary, from Sanskrit bodhi-manda seat of wisdom
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