Definitions for mikadomɪˈkɑ doʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mikado, tenno(noun)

    the emperor of Japan; when regarded as a religious leader the emperor is called tenno


  1. mikado(Noun)

    A former title of the emperors of Japan during a certain period.

  2. mikado(Noun)

    Any emperor of Japan.

    The mikados of Japan are its emperors.

  3. mikado(Noun)

    A game of skill, in which identical wooden sticks must be removed from a pile without disturbing the remaining sticks

  4. Origin: from (mi) "honorable" + (kado) "gate, portal"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mikado(noun)

    the popular designation of the hereditary sovereign of Japan

  2. Origin: [Jap.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Mikado

    the emperor of Japan, regarded as the head of both Church and State in his dominions.

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