Thus equipped, this pair of emigrants set forward on foot from yeddo, and reached Simoda about nightfall.
Across the northern end of yeddo runs the green welt of a table-land.
Some assert that she was formerly a celebrated guécha in yeddo, who lost public favor by her folly in becoming a mother.
In the meanwhile violent upheavals in Japan resulted from the appearance of the American mission at yeddo.
Our papier-mache manufacturers, as well as the Continental ones, should go to yeddo to learn what can be done with paper.
If the wife and the heir be absent in yeddo, they are represented by the nearest relations.
Hieyas had established himself at yeddo,—then a mere suburb, whose fine strategic position tempted him.
The porcelain and pottery reaching us from yeddo (Fig. 134), or Tokio, is largely composed of the different provincial products.
He died at eighty-nine, on 13th April 1849, and is buried in the temple at yeddo.
Hokusai was born in 1760, amid flowery gardens in a quiet corner of yeddo, fourteen years after Goya and twelve years after David.
so named 1868, from Japanese to "east" + kyo "capital;" its earlier name was Edo, literally "estuary."
Capital of Japan and largest city in the country, located on the island of Honshu at the head of Tokyo Bay; the administrative, financial, educational, and cultural center of Japan.
Note: The world's largest city, Tokyo is also among its most modern.
Note: It was heavily damaged by Allied bombing during World War II.
Note: Tokyo became the capital of the Japanese Empire in 1868 when Japan began a period of intensive modernization.