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E·do

 (ĕd′ō)
See Tokyo.
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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)
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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.
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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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The blue-and- white mugs of the present-day roadside inn will be hunted up, all cracked and chipped, and sold for their weight in gold, and rich people will use them for claret cups; and travellers from Japan will buy up all the "Presents from Ramsgate," and "Souvenirs of Margate," that may have escaped destruction, and take them back to Jedo as ancient English curios.
"Ilbon ui oegukin jaeryu gwanri jedo wa jiwonchaek e daehan yongu" [Recent developments in Japan's policy on resident foreigners: Changes and consistency].
Teta was a very happy person when you were still with us, but don't worry Jedo, we are all making sure that she keeps a smile on her face.
Supervisory Serv., wonhwa yudongseong biyul jedo gaeseon [Improvements to Won-Denominated Liquidity Ratio Regulations] (July 27, 2006), available at http://www.fss.or.kr/fss/kr/promo/bodobbs_view.jsp?seqno=11303&no=2& s_title=[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.]&s_kind=title&page=l.