Definitions

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  • proper noun A late medieval name for Kyoto, a city of Japan.
  • proper noun by extension The entire island of Honshu which it was capital of.

Etymologies

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Japanese (みやこ, miyako) “capital” (as the city was formerly the capital of Japan).

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