expo

[ek-spoh]
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noun, plural ex·pos. (often initial capital letter)
  1. a world's fair or international exposition: Expo '67 in Montreal.
  2. any exhibition or show: an annual computer expo.

Origin of expo

First recorded in 1960–65; by shortening
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Contemporary Examples of expo

  • The expo is introduced by Mayor Anne Hildalgo, who describes it as a “sensitive reading of the upheavals in French society.”

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    A History of Paris in 150 Photographs

    Sarah Moroz

    December 14, 2014

  • In Eloy's expo, there is a nod to Robinson, Galliano's man in the shadows smiling coyly at the stage door.

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    Paris' Sad Galliano Expo

    Tracy McNicoll

    June 21, 2011

  • Tracy McNicoll talks with photographer Grégoire Eloy, whose "Shadow of the Swan" expo is on display in Paris through July 31.

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    Paris' Sad Galliano Expo

    Tracy McNicoll

    June 21, 2011

Historical Examples of expo

  • Thyrdely to ioyne our dede with the expo- sicion / & to shew that we onely dyd obserue the very entent of the lawe.


British Dictionary definitions for expo

expo

noun plural -pos
  1. short for exposition (def. 3)
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