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Edo

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[ ed-oh ]
/ ˈɛd oʊ /
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noun, plural E·dos, (especially collectively) E·do for 1.
a member of an Indigenous people of western Africa, in the Benin region of southern Nigeria.
the Kwa language of the Edo people.
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Other definitions for Edo (2 of 2)

Edo2
[ ed-oh; Japanese e-daw ]
/ ˈɛd oʊ; Japanese ˈɛˈdɔ /

noun
a former name of Tokyo.
Also Ye·do, Yed·do [yed-oh; Japanese ye-daw] /ˈyɛd oʊ; Japanese ˈyɛ dɔ/ .
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British Dictionary definitions for Edo

Edo
/ (ˈɛdəʊ) /

noun
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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