南都

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南都 (hiragana なんと, romaji Nanto)

  1. Alternate name for Heijōkyō, the capital of Japan during Nara period. Nanto ("southern capital") is used in contrast with Hokuto ("southern capital"), an alternate name for Heiankyō.