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  1. International Refugee Organization.
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Examples from the Web for iro

Historical Examples

  • Monoxide, IrO, prepared by adding potassium hydrate to the hexachloride of iridium, and digesting the precipitate in an acid.

    Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II

    Arnold Cooley

  • But it was lenient with Gregorig, who had called Iro a cowardly blatherskite in debate.

  • Iro explained that he didn't say anything about soda-water at the Wimberger.

  • From such an idea purple colour is known in poetry as Yukari no iro (the related colour).

    Plays of Old Japan

    Marie C. Stopes

  • This Iro was a most mischievous rogue, and one of the most troublesome fellows in the island.

    Voltaire's Romances

    Franois-Marie Arouet

British Dictionary definitions for iro


abbreviation for
  1. (formerly, in Britain) Inland Revenue Office
  2. International Refugee Organization
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