- a member of an indigenous people of western Africa, in the Benin region of southern Nigeria.
- the Kwa language of the Edo people.
[ed-oh; Japanese e-daw]
- a former name of Tokyo.
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Examples from the Web for edo
I told Seiler that I certainly did remember Edo Vanni, an outfielder who passed through briefly as a Baron.The Great Paul Hemphill Celebrates the Long Gone Birmingham Barons
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Sushi began in the Edo era and is now enjoyed by many people around the world.Fresh Picks
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Mr. Wickham gave me a keremon of them Sada Dono gave hym at Edo.Diary of Richard Cocks Vol. I
To Yoshimune's initiative belongs, also, the establishment of a fire-brigade in Edo.Japan
Nor were such confined to the capital cities of Edo and Paris.
When subsequently the princess was removed to Edo she went in her train.
Give them but the opportunity in the disorder of Edo, and the sword will be drawn.
- plural Edo or Edos a member of a Negroid people of SW Nigeria around Benin, noted for their 16th-century bronze sculptures
- Also called: Bini the language of this people, belonging to the Kwa branch of the Niger-Congo family
- a state of Nigeria, in the S. Capital: Benin City. Pop: 3 218 332(2006). Area: 17 802 sq km (6873 sq miles)
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