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Tokyo

so named 1868, from Japanese to "east" + kyo "capital;" its earlier name was Edo, literally "estuary."

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Definitions of Tokyo from WordNet

Tokyo (n.)
the capital and largest city of Japan; the economic and cultural center of Japan;
Synonyms: Tokio / Yeddo / Yedo / Edo / Japanese capital / capital of Japan
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