- Classical Mythology. the Muse of history.
- any of a group of awards presented annually by the advertising industry for achievement in television commercials.
- a female given name.
Origin of Clio
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Contemporary Examples of clio
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Historical Examples of clio
Their names were as follows: Clio, who presided over history.Roman Antiquities, and Ancient Mythology
Charles K. Dillaway
"You are wrong, Conway; all wrong," Clio was saying, very seriously.
"They probably won't fight us, at that," Clio first understood the situation.
Then only did Costigan turn and look down, directly into Clio's eyes.
Sometimes, as in the figured specimen, one spine is greater than the other; this form may be called Sphrostylus clio.
- Greek myth the Muse of history
Word Origin for Clio
"muse of history, muse who sings of glorious actions," usually represented with a scroll and manuscript case, from Latin Clio, from Greek Kleio, literally "the proclaimer," from kleiein "to tell of, celebrate, make famous," from kleos "rumor, report, news; good report, fame, glory," from PIE *klew-yo-, from root *kleu- "to hear" (see listen). Related to the -kles in Damocles, etc.