Como

[koh-moh; Italian kaw-maw]
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Contemporary Examples of como

  • Both restaurants offer their regular menu and the Como Shambhala customized menu.

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    Jolie Hunt

    February 20, 2011

  • Before we go further, it's worth sharing that there is a phenomenal experience to partake in called "Como Shambhala."

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    Jolie Hunt

    February 20, 2011

  • In the countryside during the first half of the 20th century—the query “ como esta la mujer?”

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    A. L. Bardach

    September 20, 2009

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British Dictionary definitions for como

Como

noun
  1. a city in N Italy, in Lombardy at the SW end of Lake Como : tourist centre. Pop: 78 680 (2001)Latin name: Comum (ˈkəʊmʊm)
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Word Origin and History for como

Como

lake in Italy, named for the town along its shore, which is Roman Comum, from Celtic cumba "valley" (cf. coomb). Its ancient name was Lacus Larius; Lacus Comacinus begins to appear 4c. It is associated with Virgil and the two Plinys.

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