Kyoto definitions

kē-ō'tō, kyō'-
A city of west-central Honshu, Japan, north-northeast of Osaka. Founded in the eighth century, it has long been a cultural, artistic, and religious center. Kyoto was Japan's capital from 794 until 1868, although its political importance declined after the rise of the shoguns (1192).
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City in S Honshu, Japan: former capital of Japan (794-1869)
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A city in Japan on the island of Honshu that once served as Japan’s capital.
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The Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change -- An amendment to the international treaty on climate change, assigning mandatory targets for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions to signatory nations.
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The former capital of Japan; now a prefecture on Honshū, Japan.
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The city and Kyōto prefecture, Japan.
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Origin of kyoto

From Japanese 京都 (kyōto, “capital”), from Middle Chinese 京都 (kjæng-tu, “capital [of a country]”) (compare Mandarin 京都 (jīngdū)).