- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈtoʊ.ki.oʊ/, /ˈtoʊ.kjoʊ/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈtəʊ.ki.əʊ/
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- Rhymes: -əʊkiəʊ
- A prefecture, the capital city of Japan.
- (metonymically) The Japanese government.
- 2017 June 8, Kowner, Rotem, “When economics, strategy, and racial ideology meet: inter-Axis connections in the wartime Indian Ocean*”, in Journal of Global History, volume 12, number 2, Cambridge University Press, DOI:10.1017/S1740022817000067, page 231:
- Tokyo required certain military technologies and some raw materials that its main European ally already possessed, and also needed new markets for its Southeast Asian products in order to keep the local economies alive.
- 2022 July 1, The Japan Times Editorial Board, “Groundbreaking NATO summit means work for Japan”, in The Japan Times, archived from the original on 01 July 2022, Editorials:
- Meanwhile, Japan must bolster its own defenses and substantially increase defense spending to meet new threats. Tokyo should swallow some of its suspicions and move more quickly to rebuild frayed ties with South Korea. It should make cooperation with the United States a cornerstone of its engagement throughout the Indo-Pacific and with NATO. It is a full agenda and there is no time to lose.
Core City of Tokyo
Cities of Tokyo
Subprefectures of Tokyo
23 Special Wards of Tokyo
- Alternative spelling of
From Japanese 東京 (とうきょう, Tōkyō, literally “Eastern capital”), from both Middle Chinese 東 (tuwng, “east”), from Old Japanese 東 (*pi1mukasi) + and from 京 (kjæng, “capital”), either from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-gaŋ (“hill, ridge, mountain”), or of Austroasiatic origin.
- Tokyo (a prefecture, the capital city of Kantō, Japan)
- Tokyo er Japans økonomiske sentrum og midtpunkt i verdens største by- og industriregion.
- Tokyo is Japan's economic center and center of the world's largest urban and industrial region.
- “Tokyo” in Store norske leksikon
Tokyo n (genitive Tokyos)