Kyoto

geographical name Kyo·to \ ˈkyō-(ˌ)tō \

Definition of Kyoto

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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