geographical name

Kyo·​to ˈkyō-(ˌ)tō How to pronounce Kyoto (audio)
city in west central Honshu, Japan, north-northeast of Osaka population 1,474,015

Note: Kyoto served as the capital of Japan 794–1869.

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“Kyoto.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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