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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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Featuring many of Gilbert and Sullivan's most popular songs, including A Wand'ring Minstrel I, Three Little Maids From School Are We and I've Got A Little List, The Mikado is perfect for those new to opera and offers a night of great entertainment for all the family.
Mikado as an English word for the Japanese emperor may have become archaic today, but when it comes to the cosy 50-seater, it's arty wooden interiors and chic hanging white lights give it all the flamboyance and newness.
Mikado Bakery is also diligent in designing its baked treats to fit local customs: "We are careful to use non-alcoholic alternatives to sake and mirin [rice wine]," Nakazato says.
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.
2003) estudaram o comportamento fenologico das cultivares Kaoru, Mikado, Fuyu, Rama Forte e Regina durante oito anos, em Veranopolis-RS (regiao de maior altitude e mais fria que a regiao do presente trabalho), obtendose resultados para o inicio e fim do florescimento, no mes de outubro.
Meltham's Mikado will star one of the society's founder members, Denis Armstrong, in the leading role.
One disappointment for me was the decision to make the Mikado (Matthew Kellett) a fun figure rather than a scary ruler.
The company perform Gilbert & Sullivan's The Mikado after a painful year in which three of its members have been stricken by cancer.
Edmonton Opera gave new meaning to the notion of costume drama with its production of Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado in early February.
Together, they performed Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado, for 150 people.