Definition of Tokyo in English:


Syllabification: To·ky·o
Pronunciation: /ˈtōkēˌō
The capital of Japan, located on the northwestern shores of Tokyo Bay, on the southeastern part of the island of Honshu; population 12,758,000 (est. 2007). Formerly called Edo, it was the center of the military government under the shoguns 1603–1867. Renamed Tokyo in 1868, it replaced Kyoto as the imperial capital.

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