dojo

[doh-joh]
noun, plural dojos.
a school or practice hall where karate, judo, or other martial arts are taught.

Origin:
1940–45; < Japanese dōjō Buddhist seminary, drill hall < MChin transliteration of Sanskrit bodhi-maṇḍa literally, seat of wisdom (equivalent to Chinese dàochǎng)

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dojo (ˈdəʊdʒəʊ)
 
n , pl -jos
a room or hall for the practice of martial arts
 
[C20: from Japanese dōjō Buddhist seminary, from Sanskrit bodhi-manda seat of wisdom]

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dojo
"hall in which judo is practiced," 1942, from Japanese.
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The tennis court for her is a kind of sacred space, a church or dojo where she focuses utterly.
While he owns his own dojo, students have not been explicitly shown.
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