This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word EDO
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a member of a west African people living in the tropical forest region of southern Nigeria
Tokyo, Tokio, Yeddo, Yedo, Edo, Japanese capital, capital of Japan(noun)
the capital and largest city of Japan; the economic and cultural center of Japan
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Former name of Tokyo
Origin: From 江戸, literally "cove (江) entrance (戸)".
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Edo, also romanized as Yedo or Yeddo, is the former name of Tokyo. It was the seat of power for the Tokugawa shogunate, which ruled Japan from 1603 to 1868. During this period it grew to become one of the largest cities in the world and home to an urban culture centered on the notion of a "floating world".