Definition of mikado in English:

mikado

Line breaks: mi¦kado
Pronunciation: /mɪˈkɑːdəʊ
 
/

noun

historical
A title given to the emperor of Japan.

Origin

Japanese, from mi 'august' + kado 'gate' (the gate of the Imperial palace being a place where the emperor traditionally held audiences). Compare with Porte.

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