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Examples from the Web for eo
Eo is found in yeoman, where it is sounded as o short; and in people, where it is pronounced like ee.A Grammar of the English Tongue|Samuel Johnson
All would reply in accordance with him: "Quia est in eo virtus pensativa qu facit pensare."A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 4 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Est in insula Oceani castum nemus, dicatum in eo vehiculum, veste contectum, attingere uni sacerdoti concessum.The Ethnology of the British Islands|Robert Gordon Latham
The character shown here as eo was printed as eo joined by a single circumflex.
I don't understand him, Eo, and wish I had time to study the phenomena.Stopover Planet|Robert E. Gilbert
British Dictionary definitions for eo (1 of 2)
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Word Origin and History for eo
word-forming element used from mid-19c. (first in Eocene) in compound words formed by earth-scientists and meaning "characterized by the earliest appearance of," from Greek eos "dawn," from PIE *aus-, cognate with Modern English east (q.v.). Piltdown Man, before exposed as a fraud, was known as Eoanthropus.