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Definition of the noun mikado

What does mikado mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • mikado: mikados
  • Mikado: Mikados

  1. the emperor of Japan; when regarded as a religious leader the emperor is called tenno
    • domain: Japanese
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of mikado: tenno
    • more generic word: emperor = the male ruler of an empire

Alternative definition of the noun mikado


  1. [context: history] A former title of the emperors of Japan during a certain period.
  2. [context: literary] Any emperor of Japan.
  3. A game of skill, in which identical wooden sticks must be removed from a pile without disturbing the remaining sticks


Mikado Township is a civil township of Alcona County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 947 at the 2010 census.


  1. Mikado was a French pop group from 1982 to 1991.
  2. Mikado is a musical group.

There are other groups with in their name, like Mikado Punchers.


Mikado is a record label.


  1. The Mikado was a serial killer in the DC Comics universe who confronted the Question.
  2. Mikado is a fictional character from the 1968 horror film Kuroneko.
  3. Mikado is a fictional film character.


  1. "Mikado" was the Swiss entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1975, performed in German by Simone Drexel.
  2. "Mikado" is a musical album of Mikado.
    • released in (31 years ago)
  3. "Mikado" is a composition.


"Mikado" is a written work.


"Mikado" is a 1983 German film directed by Hans Peter Clahsen, Andrea Jaenike, Ingeborg Meyer-Sambeth, Mercedes Ramirez, Gisa Schleelein, Helmut-Ulrich Weiss and Angi Welz-Rommel.

  • released in (33 years ago)


  1. Mikado is a pick-up sticks game originating in Europe. In 1936 it was brought from Hungary to the USA and was mostly called pick-up sticks. This term is not very specific in respect to existing stick game variations. Probably the "Mikado" name was not used because it was a brand name of a game producer. The game got its name from the highest scoring stick "Mikado". The buddhistic Chien Tung also contains a stick called "emperor".
  2. Mikado is a film production company.
    • also known as Mikado Film
    • nomination: - nominated to David di Donatello for Best Producer - "Santa Maradona", with Roberto Buttafarro & Rai Cinema
  3. Mikado is a restaurant.
  4. Mikado is a film distributor.
  5. Mikado a.k.a. The Mikado is a 1996 theater production of the musical play adapted from the opera by Arthur Sullivan and W.S.Gilbert.

Phrases with Mikado

  1. Mikado Pheasant
  2. Pyrus Mikado
  3. Liogma Mikado
  4. Andrena mikado
  5. Chalcis Mikado
  6. Cidaris Mikado
  7. Euthrix Mikado
  8. Kempina Mikado
  9. Squilla Mikado
  10. Syrphus Mikado
  11. Trypeta mikado
  12. Zelmira Mikado
  13. Bacanius Mikado
  14. Gnoriste Mikado
  15. Graphium Mikado
  16. Hesperia Mikado
  17. Kempella Mikado
  18. Sphegina Mikado
  19. Euphranta Mikado
  20. Holorusia Mikado

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Mikado

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Google previewGilbert and Sullivan's the Mikado (2001)

by Burton D. Fisher

The Mikado is a true masterpiece, widely regarded...

The Mikado is an effervescent and ebullient story with music, its continual rejuvenation making it as fresh as it was on the day it premiered in 1885. The Mikado Page 32.

Google previewRambles in Japan (2012)

The Land of the Rising Sun by Henry Baker Tristram

fire worship, the mirror representing the sun, who himself is the representative of the invisible Deity, while the Mikado is the human representative of the sun, and therefore, in some degree, a partaker of the divine nature. Nor is this all the ...

Google previewA Southern Garden (2001)

by Elizabeth Lawrence

Mikado is the best of the early fulvous hybrids, and still stands out in any collection. The shallow flowers of glistening cadmium yellow are marked with a mahogany half-halo. They last more than six weeks, from the first of June past the middle ...

Google previewDowntown Culpeper (2009)

by Diane Logan, Culpeper Renaissance, Inc.

The Mikado is a wellknown opera that toured many small towns that hosted the Chautauqua.

Google previewNeurocomputation in Remote Sensing Data Analysis (1997)

Proceedings of Concerted Action COMPARES ; ( Connectionist Methods for Pre-processing and Analysis of Remote Sensing Data ) ; with 39 Tables by Ioannis Kanellopoulos

The Mikado- Algorithm for Structure Detection This section will demonstrate that the Mikado is an efficient classification algorithm for image processing. As an example we use the automatic detection of blind shells in aerial images taken in ...

Google previewAsiatic Journal (1839)

The Mikado is the acknowledged Emperor, absolute alike in spiritual and temporal afrairs: the ongoon is a military chief, professedly the vicegerent or lieutenant of the Emperor. Klaproth says, the Japanese, when the meaning of the title ...

Google previewAsiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany (1839)

The Mikado is the acknowledged Emperor, absolute alike in spiritual and temporal affairs: the 2iogoon is a military chief, professedly the vicegerent or lieutenant of the Emperor. Klaproth says, the Japanese, when the meaning of the title ...

Google previewThe World of Musicals: An Encyclopedia of Stage, Screen, and Song [2 volumes] (2014)

by Mark A. Robinson

tHe MIKAdo back, and we discover all the things that happened to alienate these three dreamers from each other and bring them to such lows. Merrily We Roll Along was not a hit on Broadway; in fact, it only ran for 16 performances. Stephen ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Coal Tar Colours (1892)

Mikado Brown M. Mimosa. aqueous solution to an orange-brown. — Dyes cotton from a boiling salt bath, silk from a faintly acid salt bath orange-brown shades ; acids turn them dark brown, alkalies redden. Fast to soap, moderately fast to light.

Google previewA Century of Musicals in Black and White: An Encyclopedia of Musical Stage Works By, About, or Involving African Americans (1993)

An Encyclopedia of Musical Stage Works By, About, or Involving African Americans by Bernard L. Peterson Jr.

THE SWING MIKADO and the carrying of Harlem's throaty torch.” The plot concerned some entertainers from a Mississippi showboat who try to find a better life in New York's Harlem, where they finally put on the show of shows.

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Mikado Meaning

Video shows what mikado means. A former title of the emperors of Japan during a certain period.. Any emperor of Japan.. A game of skill, in which identical ...

Scrabble value of M3I1K5A1D2O1

The value of this 6-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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