from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Formerly E·do (ĕdˈō)Tokyo The capital and largest city of Japan, in east-central Honshu on Tokyo Bay, an inlet of the Pacific Ocean. Founded in the 12th century as Edo, Tokyo became the imperial capital in 1868. Much of the city was destroyed by an earthquake in 1923 and by bombing raids during World War II. Population: 8,540,000.
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- proper n. Capital of Japan.
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- n. the capital and largest city of Japan; the economic and cultural center of Japan
KYUNG LAH, CNN TOKYO CORRESPONDENT: John and Kiran, there is a typhoon approaching Tokyo but that pales in comparison to the financial typhoon in the market.
At "LOGIS-TECH TOKYO 2010", Asia's largest material handling & logistics exhibition, to be held between September 14 (Tue.) and September 17 (Fri.) at Tokyo Big Sight, Hitachi Plant
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June 1st, 2009 TOKYO - Tokyo stocks rose Monday following Wall Street's week-ending rally.
January 19th, 2009 TOKYO - Tokyo stocks opened lower Tuesday as investor sentiment remain jittery about global economic outlook.
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March 11th, 2009 TOKYO - Tokyo stocks gained Wednesday morning in the wake of the strong overnight gains on Wall Street.
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Alexis Neiers, Courtney Ames, Diana Tamayo and Roy Lopez Jr. Drug trial for Japanese actress draws crowd of 6,000 as prosecutors seek prison sentence Japanese actress drug trial draws crowd of 6,000 TOKYO - More than 6,000 people crowded outside a Tokyo courthouse Monday as Japanese actress Noriko Sakai pleaded guilty to drug use and prosecutors sought a prison sentence in a trial that has caused a media frenzy.
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