Definition of Tokyo
1. Noun. The capital and largest city of Japan; the economic and cultural center of Japan.
Generic synonyms: National Capital
Group relationships: Hondo, Honshu, Japan, Nihon, Nippon
Definition of Tokyo
1. Proper noun. Capital of Japan. ¹
2. Proper noun. (alternative spelling of Tokyo) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Tokyo
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1903)
"Japanese and European languages. tokyo, Japan. [LM tokyo Butsuri-gakko ... Ri The Journal of the College of Science, Imperial University of tokyo, Japan. ..."
2. Some Roads Towards Peace: A Report to the Trustees of the Endowment on by Charles William Eliot (1913)
"As the hospital accommodation for the care of foreigners in tokyo and ... tokyo has a number of highly qualified and efficient native physicians and ..."
3. Baptist Missionary Magazine by American Baptist Foreign Mission Society (1905)
"SW HAMBLEN tokyo, JAPAN OLD and new tokyo exist side by side. One approaches the city in a steam or electric car; and within the city he travels by trolley, ..."
4. A Handbook for Travellers in Japan: Including the Whole Empire from Yezo to by Basil Hall Chamberlain, W. B. Mason, John Murray (Firm) (1901)
"The numerous factory chimneys seen on nearing tokyo are an innovation of the last decade. Many, it will be noticed, are of thin iron tubing instead of the ..."
5. The Continuation Committee Conferences in Asia, 1912-1913: A Brief Account by John Raleigh Mott (1913)
"T., I,LD, Kumiai Churches, President of Doshisha, Kyoto. Hasegawa, Miss K., St. Maria's Hostel, Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, tokyo. ..."