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Toyota

Japanese automaker, begun 1930s as a division of Toyoda Automatic Loom Works, named for the family name of the founder. There seems to be no one accepted explanation for the change from -d- to -t-.

updated on October 10, 2017

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Definitions of Toyota from WordNet

Toyota (n.)
an industrial city of Japan in southern Honshu;
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