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Definition of Shotokan noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Shotokan

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ʃəʊˈtəʊkæn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ʃoʊˈtoʊkæn//
 
[uncountable] (from Japanese) Combat sports
 
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a popular form of karate See related entries: Combat sports Word OriginJapanese, from shō ‘right, true’ + to ‘way’ + kan ‘mansion’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Shotokan