- a fashionable beach resort.
- a public open-air swimming pool.
Origin of lido
- a chain of sandy islands in NE Italy, between the Lagoon of Venice and the Adriatic: resort.
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Contemporary Examples of lido
Who, finding that every poolside chair on the Lido deck is occupied, could disagree?All Aboard the USS Persecution Complex
Candida Moss, Joel Baden
October 19, 2014
The Balenciaga was from the 60s and [Elizabeth] Taylor wore it for dinner at the Lido with Richard Burton.Tatiana Sorokko Is the Queen of Vintage Couture
October 8, 2014
Jacques and Marguerite agreed for once to take a real holiday and spent the whole of September in Venice, at the Lido.Derrida’s ‘Of Grammatology’ and the Birth of Deconstruction
December 21, 2012
We take our boat to the Lido where were transfer by car to the red carpet.Frida Giannini’s Venice Diary
September 12, 2011
The film played in the historic sala grande on the Lido, which is an 1,100-seat theater—a very formal screening with a full house.My Fight with Valentino
December 7, 2009
Historical Examples of lido
That was to come by-and-by for both of us in Venice, from the outer shore of Lido.Some Reminiscences
That was to come by and by for both of us in Venice, from the outer shore of Lido.A Personal Record
Have you never met her at evening in the churches or on the Lido?
Of all these afternoon excursions, that to the Lido is most frequent.New Italian sketches
John Addington Symonds
Afterward he would cross the Laguna going to the Lido, where his stables were.My Recollections of Lord Byron
- British a public place of recreation, including a pool for swimming or water sports
Word Origin for lido
famous resort island off Venice, from Italian lido, from Latin litus "shore."