Sado

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chado, sado or chanoyu (ˈtʃɑːdəʊ, ˈsɑːdəʊ, ˌtʃɑːnɔːˈyuː)
 
n
the Japanese tea ceremony
 
[from Japanese cha or sa tea (from Chinese cha) + way (from Chinese tao); chanoyu literally: tea's hot water]
 
sado, sado or chanoyu
 
n
 
[from Japanese cha or sa tea (from Chinese cha) + way (from Chinese tao); chanoyu literally: tea's hot water]
 
chanoyu, sado or chanoyu
 
n
 
[from Japanese cha or sa tea (from Chinese cha) + way (from Chinese tao); chanoyu literally: tea's hot water]

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sado (ˈsɑːdəʊ)
 
n
a variant of chado

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sado

island, western Niigata ken (prefecture), central Japan, in the Sea of Japan (East Sea), 32 miles (51 km) west of Honshu. It faces Niigata, the prefectural capital, across the Sado Strait. With an area of 331 square miles (857 square km), it is the fifth largest Japanese island. Sado is crowned by two parallel mountain chains; its topography includes dramatic precipices and ravines, mountain streams, and Lake Kamo

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