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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.

  2. 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

  2. Kyōto

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Numerology

  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. Diana Taurasi:

    My goal is to be ready for the Olympics, preparation is key. So at this point in my career, I think being ready for Tokyo is what’s best for our team and me. So I’m taking it day by day. I’m getting better, and I’ll be fine once the real games start.

  2. Kenji Yumoto:

    This is basically a Tokyo issue, abe's prestige probably won't be damaged and support for the LDP won't fall.

  3. Hiroshi Kayukawa:

    It is sometimes known as 'Japan Blue', it just so happens to be the color of the Olympic logo for Tokyo 2020 so we find that a happy coincidence and we hope that deep indigo becomes the image color of Japan.

  4. Haruhiko Kuroda:

    I don’t think our ETF buying is distorting the Tokyo stock market, we are buying ETFs as part of a comprehensive monetary easing framework. We have no plans now to end the framework or our ETF purchases.

  5. World Athletics:

    There's a rather sobering statistic : 70 % of competitors that are chasing an Tokyo Olympics slot are only going to have one chance of this, to pull the plugs on an Olympic Games when football, tennis, rugby and so many other sports are now up and running -- and some even with crowds -- where cities are coming out of lockdown and are moving towards normalcy, I can see no good reason why you wouldn't want to do everything you possibly can to make sure that you're not discarding a generation of athletes who have spent over half their young lives in pursuit of this one moment which is real life for them and their families and their friends and the systems that have been in place to support them.

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