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  • proper n. Alternative form of Edo.

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  • n. the capital and largest city of Japan; the economic and cultural center of Japan

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Examples

  • Now it so happened in the days of old Yedo, as Tokyo was once called, that the storytellers told marvelous tales of the wit and wisdom of His Honorable Honor, Ooka Tadasuke, Echizen-no-Kami.

    Asian-Pacific Folktales and Legends

  • “He is a fine man in many ways, but I hear he has the most terrible temper in all the city of Yedo.”

    Asian-Pacific Folktales and Legends

  • One of the houses destroyed was a home for orphans in the little town of Meguro near Yedo.

    Asian-Pacific Folktales and Legends

  • It was the day of the summer festival in Yedo, and Ooka had come down to the gate to see the parade go by his house.

    Asian-Pacific Folktales and Legends

  • Yet this lack of future hope was indeed fortunate for us, for it made us in Osaka better students than those in Yedo.

    Fukuzawa on Education; Mongol Scrolls

  • Actually, reading it over, it strikes me as somewhat self-contradictory: he acknowledges that in Yedo such knowledge was very valuable, and that entree into European studies was a great benefit for the present and future.

    Fukuzawa on Education; Mongol Scrolls

  • From far off the deep rose pink of the glorious blossoms is to be seen, and their beauty carried me back to the castle moats of Yedo, and to many a gilded shrine in

    The Golden Chersonese and the way thither

  • I was unfit to enter a civilised dwelling; my clothes, besides being soaked, were coated and splashed with mud up to the top of my hat; my gloves and boots were finished, my mud-splashed baggage was soaked with salt water; but I feel a somewhat legitimate triumph at having conquered all obstacles, and having accomplished more than I intended to accomplish when I left Yedo.

    Unbeaten Tracks in Japan

  • “Where is Yedo?” the train came to rest in the terminus, the Shinbashi railroad station, and disgorged its 200

    Unbeaten Tracks in Japan

  • Then we came to the fringe of Yedo, where the houses cease to be continuous, but all that day there was little interval between them.

    Unbeaten Tracks in Japan

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