Definitions for kendoˈkɛn doʊ

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  1. kendo(Noun)

    a Japanese martial art using "swords" of split bamboo.

  2. Origin: "the way of the sword" (ken = sword; dō = way).

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  1. Kendo

    Kendo, meaning "Way of The Sword," is a modern Japanese martial art, which descended from traditional swordsmanship and uses bamboo swords, and protective armor. Today, it is widely practiced across Japan and many other nations across the world. Kendo is a physically and mentally challenging activity that combines martial arts practices and values with sport-like strenuous physical activity.

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