how to pronounce mikado


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mikado is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of mikado


  1. A game of skill, in which identically shaped (but differently colored and valued) wooden sticks must be removed from a pile without disturbing the remaining stack.
  2. A fabric having a stiff twill weave.
  3. Any emperor of Japan.
  4. A former title of the emperors of Japan during a certain period.


  1. A name given to the steam locomotive 2-8-2 wheel arrangement.
  2. A hamlet in Saskatchewan, Canada.

mikado frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word mikado occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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