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mɪˈkɑ doʊmika·do

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mikado, tennonoun

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


  1. mikadonoun

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

    Etymology: from (mi) "honorable" + (kado) "gate, portal"

  2. mikadonoun

    Any emperor of Japan.

    The mikados of Japan are its emperors.

    Etymology: from (mi) "honorable" + (kado) "gate, portal"

  3. mikadonoun

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

    Etymology: from (mi) "honorable" + (kado) "gate, portal"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mikadonoun

    the popular designation of the hereditary sovereign of Japan

    Etymology: [Jap.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mikado

    mi-kä′dō, n. a title of the Emperor of Japan. [Jap., 'exalted gate.']

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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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mikado in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mikado in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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