Definition of Tokyo in English:

Tokyo

proper noun

  • The capital of Japan; population 12,758,000 (est. 2007). Formerly called Edo, it was the centre of the military government under the shoguns (1603–1867). It was renamed Tokyo in 1868, when it replaced Kyoto as the imperial capital.

    Edo

Pronunciation:

Tokyo

/ˈtəʊkɪəʊ/