noun, plural Cli·os for 2.
Origin of Clio
Examples from the Web for clio
Clio was named “Best New Restaurant” in Esquire magazine and “Best Restaurant in Boston” by Food & Wine.
Clio, the muse of history and epic poetry, represented as seated with a half-opened scroll in her hand.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia|Edited by Rev. James Wood
Their names were as follows: Clio, who presided over history.Roman Antiquities, and Ancient Mythology|Charles K. Dillaway
He had known Rickman at Lewes, as a youthful musical genius of the club there, hence called "Clio."The Life Of Thomas Paine, Vol. I. (of II)|Moncure Daniel Conway
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.