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mikado

(mĭkä`dō), a former title of the emperor of JapanJapan
, Jap. Nihon or Nippon, country (2015 est. pop. 127,975,000), 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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 used chiefly in the English language.
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mikado

Archaic the Japanese emperor
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advancing to the throne laid it humbly at the Mikado's feet.
Yesterday the final Kimberleys, Mikados and Coconut Creams were made at the plant in Tallaght, Co Dublin.