Definition of mikado in English:

mikado

Syllabification: mi·ka·do
Pronunciation: /miˈkädō
 
/

noun

historical
  • A title given to the emperor of Japan.

Origin

Japanese, from mi 'august' + kado 'gate'; the title is a transferred use of “gate (to the Imperial palace),” an ancient place of audience. Compare with Porte.

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