Meaning of mikado in English:

mikado

Pronunciation /mɪˈkɑːdəʊ/

noun

historical
  • A title given to the emperor of Japan.

    ruler, sovereign, king, monarch, potentate, lord, overlord

Origin

Japanese, from mi ‘august’ + kado ‘gate’ (the gate of the Imperial palace being a place where the emperor traditionally held audiences). Compare with Porte.