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ˈtoʊ kiˌoʊToky·o

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Tokyo, Tokio, Yeddo, Yedo, Edo, Japanese capital, capital of Japannoun

    the capital and largest city of Japan; the economic and cultural center of Japan

Wiktionary

  1. Tokyonoun

    Capital of Japan.

    Etymology: From Japanese 東 (tō, "eastern") + 京 (kyō, "capital").

Freebase

  1. Tokyo

    Tokyo, officially Tokyo Metropolis, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan. Tokyo is the capital of Japan, the center of the Greater Tokyo Area, and the largest metropolitan area in the world. It is the seat of the Japanese government and the Imperial Palace, and the home of the Japanese Imperial Family. Tokyo is in the Kantō region on the southeastern side of the main island Honshu and includes the Izu Islands and Ogasawara Islands. Tokyo Metropolis was formed in 1943 from the merger of the former Tokyo Prefecture and the city of Tokyo. Tokyo is often thought of as a city but is commonly referred to as a "metropolitan prefecture". The Tokyo metropolitan government administers the 23 Special Wards of Tokyo, which cover the area that was formerly the City of Tokyo before it merged and became the subsequent metropolitan prefecture. The metropolitan government also administers 39 municipalities in the western part of the prefecture and the two outlying island chains. The population of the special wards is over 9 million people, with the total population of the prefecture exceeding 13 million. The prefecture is part of the world's most populous metropolitan area with upwards of 35 million people and the world's largest urban agglomeration economy with a GDP of US$1.479 trillion at purchasing power parity, ahead of the New York metropolitan area in 2008. The city hosts 51 of the Fortune Global 500 companies, the highest number of any city.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Tokyo

    or Tokei (1,376), formerly called Yeddo, capital of the Japanese Empire, situated on a bay of the same name on the SE. coast of Hondo, and partly built on the delta of the river Sumida; is for the most part flat and intersected by canals and narrow irregular streets, and has a finely-wooded river-side avenue 5 m. long; on account of frequent earthquakes most of the houses are of light bamboo structure, which, however, renders them liable to destructive fires; has a fine castle, government offices, university, and some 700 schools and colleges; as the political, commercial, and literary metropolis it possesses an overshadowing influence over the national life of the empire. Yokohama, 17 m. distant, is the port of entry.

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  1. Kyoto, Kyōto

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tokyo in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tokyo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Tokyo in a Sentence

  1. Thomas Bach:

    At a time when we still on speaking terms with AIBA, we had more or less agreed that we will have gender equality in the Olympic competition in Tokyo, you can be assured that whoever organizes the Olympic competition, we will insist on this principle of gender equality for boxing.

  2. Daniil Medvedev:

    I was the better player today and I deserved to win, this title gives me a lot of confidence.'. Medvedev, who continued his scintillating run of form after winning titles in Sydney, Winston-Salem, and Tokyo last year, has already set his sight on a spot in the world's top 10.

  3. Shigeru Omi:

    Right now, the government is requesting people to telework and (Bach) is coming back just for that, when the government is making those requests to the people, why is the Olympic leader, President Bach, coming all the way to Tokyo. Anyone with normal, common sense should be able to think that he has already come once and even visited Ginza.

  4. Kazuhiro Harada:

    Other Japanese electric arc furnace steelmakers are likely to follow Tokyo Steel's step to mirror a jump in steel scrap prices, i expect the steel market will remain on an upward trend for a while and Japan's bigger blast furnace makers will also increase prices.

  5. Yoshitaka Sakurada:

    She is a potential gold medallist [at the Tokyo 2020 Games], an athlete in whom we have great expectations, im really disappointed.

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