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Edo

[ed-oh; Japanese e-daw] /ˈɛd oʊ; Japanese ˈɛˈdɔ/
noun
1.
a former name of Tokyo.

Edo

[ed-oh] /ˈɛd oʊ/
noun, plural Edos (especially collectively) Edo for 1.
1.
a member of an indigenous people of western Africa, in the Benin region of southern Nigeria.
2.
the Kwa language of the Edo people.
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Edo

/ˈɛdəʊ/
noun
1.
(pl) Edo, Edos. a member of a Negroid people of SW Nigeria around Benin, noted for their 16th-century bronze sculptures
2.
Also called Bini. the language of this people, belonging to the Kwa branch of the Niger-Congo family
3.
a state of Nigeria, in the S. Capital: Benin City. Pop: 3 218 332(2006). Area: 17 802 sq km (6873 sq miles)
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Related Abbreviations for Edo

EDO

extended duration orbiter
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