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n. pl. do·jos
A school for training in Japanese arts of self-defense, such as judo and karate.

[Japanese dōjō : , art; see aikido + , place (from Middle Chinese trɦiaŋ; also the source of Mandarin chǎng, gathering place).]
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n, pl -jos
(Martial Arts (other than Judo & Karate) & Combat Sports) a room or hall for the practice of martial arts
[C20: from Japanese dōjō Buddhist seminary, from Sanskrit bodhi-manda seat of wisdom]
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(ˈdoʊ dʒoʊ)

n., pl. -jos.
a school or practice hall where martial arts are taught.
[1940–45; < Japanese dōjō Buddhist seminary, drill hall]
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practice hall.
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