dojo

noun do·jo \ ˈdō-(ˌ)jō \
Updated on: 12 Apr 2018

Definition of dojo

plural dojos
: a school for training in various arts of self-defense (such as judo or karate)

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Origin and Etymology of dojo

Japanese dōjō, from way, art + -jō ground


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Definition of dojo for English Language Learners

  • : a school for teaching people karate, judo, etc.


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