Tōkaidō

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In Japanese, Tōkaidō may refer to:

Spelled (東海道, literally, East Sea Route):

  • Tōkaidō (region), an ancient country subdivision of Japan
  • Tōkaidō (road), one of the Five Routes of Japan during the Edo period
    • Route 1 (Japan), a major national highway in Japan that traces old Tōkaidō except Tōkyō-Yokohama section
    • Route 15 (Japan), a major national highway in Japan that traces old Tōkaidō between Tōkyō and Yokohama
  • Tōkaidō Main Line, a trunk line of Japan Railways that traces old Tōkaidō
  • Tōkaidō Shinkansen, a high-speed railway line of Central Japan Railway Company
  • Pacific Ocean, historically known in Japan as Tōkaidō (meaning "East Sea")

Other spellings:

  • Tokaido (company) (東海堂, literally, Eastern Sea Shop), a manufacturer of karate uniforms and related products
  • The Tokaido board game designed by Antoine Bauza

In English, the term Tokaido megalopolis may refer to the Taiheiyō Belt urban area in Japan.

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