Pronunciation: (mi-kä'dō), [key]
1. (sometimes cap.) a title of the emperor of Japan.
2. (cap., italics) an operetta (1885) by Sir William S. Gilbert and Sir Arthur Sullivan.
3. (cap.) a steam locomotive having a two-wheeled front truck, eight driving wheels, and a two-wheeled rear truck. See table under Whyte classification.
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