noun Jo·do \ˈjō(ˌ)dō\

Definition of Jodo



  1. 1 :  pure land

  2. 2 :  a Japanese Buddhist sect founded 1175 that promises rebirth in the Pure Land to all those who invoke the name of Amida Buddha and live a righteous life

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Origin and Etymology of jodo

Japanese jōdo

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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