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mikado

(mĭkä`dō), a former title of the emperor of JapanJapan
, Jap. Nihon or Nippon, country (2005 est. pop. 127,417,000), 145,833 sq mi (377,835 sq km), occupying an archipelago off the coast of E Asia. The capital is Tokyo, which, along with neighboring Yokohama, forms the world's most populous metropolitan region.
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mikado

Archaic the Japanese emperor
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Mikado Bakery's extenstive offering includes Japanese Tofu Salads, Shokupan sandwiches, Komeko balls, croissants, over 15 types of Japanese breads, and sweet treats such as Choco Korune, Matcha Mellon Pan and Ann Pann.
The National Gilbert and Sullivan | Opera Company are touring a production of The Gondoliers (main), The Mikado (inset) and HMS Pinafore
HMS Pinafore is at the New Theatre on Tuesday 20 - Wednesday, October 21, and The Mikado on Thursday 22 - Saturday October 24.
The Mikado can be seen from Tuesday to Saturday, November 18 to 22, at 7.
Gosforth Musical Society presents The Mikado from Wednesday, April 2, at the Jubilee Theatre, St Nicholas Hospital, Gosforth, until Saturday, April 5.
The first experiment was conducted over 75 days from 3 October-18 December 2010, and compared clear (see-through) and reflective (mirrored) glass controls and an ORNILUX Mikado window offering UV signals as a see-through pane simulating installation in a corridor between buildings, as a noise barrier along roadways, or as glass walls around zoo enclosures or building atria.
The Mikado is on tonight at The Memorial Hall, Atherstone; tomorrow at Warwick Road United Reformed Church, Coventry, and next Friday and Saturday at Southam Grange.
Forever updating the standard repertoire, companies sometimes bury the intrinsic virtues of the original vehicles, but EO's Mikado proved an inspired blend of simplicity and audacious re-imagining.
The season opens with the light-hearted, witty Mikado in a new production set in modern-day Japan.
Olds, we can guess, won't be singing anything at all about Sarah Palin this weekend, when he again takes the role of the Lord High Executioner in Eugene Opera's new production of "The Mikado.
McGowan plays the Mikado of the title and is clearly having lots of fun doing it.
The Japan of pure invention; Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado.