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E·do

 (ĕd′ō)
See Tokyo.

Edo

(ˈɛdəʊ)
npl Edo or Edos
1. (Peoples) a member of a Negroid people of SW Nigeria around Benin, noted for their 16th-century bronze sculptures
2. (Languages) Also called: Bini the language of this people, belonging to the Kwa branch of the Niger-Congo family
3. (Placename) a state of Nigeria, in the S. Capital: Benin City. Pop: 3 218 332(2006). Area: 17 802 sq km (6873 sq miles)

E•do

(ˈɛd oʊ, ˈeɪ doʊ)

n.
a former name of Tokyo.

E•do

(ˈɛd oʊ)

n., pl. E•dos, (esp. collectively) E•do.
1.
a. a member of an African people of S Nigeria, living in Benin City and adjacent areas to the W of the Yoruba peoples.
b. the Kwa language of this people.
2.
a. a member of any of a group of African peoples, including the Edo and related peoples to their northeast and southeast.
b. the group of Kwa languages spoken by these peoples.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Edo - a member of a west African people living in the tropical forest region of southern Nigeria
Nigerian - a native or inhabitant of Nigeria
2.Edo - the capital and largest city of JapanEdo - the capital and largest city of Japan; the economic and cultural center of Japan
Hondo, Honshu - the central and largest of the four main islands of Japan; between the Sea of Japan and the Pacific Ocean; regarded as the Japanese mainland
Nihon, Nippon, Japan - a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building
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