Yedo


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To•ky•o

(ˈtoʊ kiˌoʊ)

n.
the capital of Japan, on Tokyo Bay in SE Honshu. 11,618,281.
Formerly, Edo, Yedo.
To′ky•o•ite`, n.
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Noun1.Yedo - the capital and largest city of JapanYedo - 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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We landed at a small port-town called Xamoschi, situated on the south-east part of Japan; the town lies on the western point, where there is a narrow strait leading northward into along arm of the sea, upon the north-west part of which, Yedo, the metropolis, stands.
3), who states in his book, Yedo and Peking (1863), that Dr.
United States Minister to Japan when he visited Yedo to
Under Anglo-Japanese treaty terms initiated with the Treaty of Yedo 1858, Britons accused of crimes or civil liabilities in the various Treaty Ports of Japan could only be brought before a court system operated by the British Consuls.
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Which Asian capital city was called Yedo or Edo prior to 1868?