Definition of Dohyo

1. Noun. (sumo) The ring, made of compacted clay, in which a sumo wrestling match is held. ¹



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Definition of Dohyo

1. a sumo wrestling ring [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dohyo

dogwashes
dogwatch
dogwatches
dogwhip
dogwhips
dogwise
dogwood
dogwood family
dogwood tree
dogwoods
dogy
doh
dohickey
dohickeys
dohs
dohyo (current term)
dohyo-iri
dohyo matsuri
dohyos
doi moi
doiled
doilem
doilems
doilies
doilt
doilter
doiltest
doily
doin'
doing

Literary usage of Dohyo

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1. Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan by Lafcadio Hearn (1910)
"Also, during the long summer evenings, these temples are wrestling-grounds, free to all who love wrestling; and in many of them there is a dohyo-ba, ..."

2. The Writings of Lafcadio Hearn by Lafcadio Hearn (1922)
"Also, during the long summer evenings, these temples are wrestling-grounds, free to all who love wrestling; and in many of them there is a dohyo-ba, ..."

3. Five Hundred Fun Facts About Japan by DIANE Publishing Company, Dorothy Perkins (1994)
"... other out of the dohyo. a 15-foot wide ring of dirt, or onto the ground. 8. The large belt-like silk loincloth worn by sumo wrestlers is called a ..."

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