[yed-oh; Japanese ye-daw]
- a former name of Tokyo.
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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.Recollections of Thirty-nine Years in the Army
Charles Alexander Gordon
Born in 1742, he worked as a young man for a bookseller in Yedo.
Little is known of his life except that he began as a bookseller in Yedo.
The people of Yedo erected memorial-stone lanterns at his tomb.Diary of Richard Cocks Vol. I