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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A town of central Honshu, Japan, north of Tokyo. It is a pilgrimage center famed for its ornate temples and shrines. Population: 93,200.

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Examples

  • I found this store as I was heading back to the train station after spending a day in Nikko, which is about 2 hours north of Tokyo.

    Japundit - Published news

  • Raccoon: Linda suggested Nekko as well, also Nikko which is where we saw the Shrine Maiden dance!

    N.D.Y., cats and the name game.

  • So we get emails like, “Why are you only spending a half day at Nikko which is not enough time?”

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • Climbers Brian Hall and Jerry "Nikko" Cooke have been missing for 12 days.

    CNN Transcript Dec 20, 2006

  • SIMON: With many more weeks of winter ahead, there is a sad realization that the bodies of Jerry "Nikko" Cooke and Brian Hall may not be discovered until spring time when the snow here begins to melt.

    CNN Transcript Dec 21, 2006

  • MICHAELA COOKE, WIFE OF JERRY "NIKKO" COOKE: Kelly, Brian and Nikko shared a passion and reverence for climbing.

    CNN Transcript Dec 18, 2006

  • MICHAELA COOKE, WIFE OF JERRY 'NIKKO' COOKE: Kelly, Brian and Nikko shared a passion and reverence for climbing, and the bond forged between them will last throughout eternity.

    CNN Transcript Dec 19, 2006

  • Rescuers are also searching for the other two climbers, Brian Hall and Jerry "Nikko" Cooke, who they believe came further down the mountain, looking for help.

    CNN Transcript Dec 13, 2006

  • Friends Kelly James and Brian Hall, both from Dallas, and Jerry "Nikko" Cook of Brooklyn, New York, set out on a climb on Wednesday.

    CNN Transcript Dec 12, 2006

  • MARCIANO: The pictures show Jerry "Nikko" Cooke and Brian Hall had only the basic gear with them, probably not enough to survive the battering of wind and 10 feet of falling snow over the past week.

    CNN Transcript Dec 19, 2006

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