Clio

[ klee-oh; for 1 also klahy-oh ]
/ ˈkli oʊ; for 1 also ˈklaɪ oʊ /

noun, plural Cli·os for 2.

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.

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Origin of Clio

<Latin <Greek Kleiṓ, equivalent to klei- (stem of kleîn to make famous, celebrate) + suffix used for women's names
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Clio
/ (ˈklaɪəʊ) /

noun

Greek myth the Muse of history

Word Origin for Clio

C19: from Latin, from Greek Kleiō, from kleein to celebrate
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