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lido

[ lee-doh ]
/ ˈli doʊ /
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noun, plural li·dos.British.

a fashionable beach resort.
a public open-air swimming pool.

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Origin of lido

First recorded in 1925–30; after the Lido

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Lido
[ lee-doh; Italian lee-daw ]
/ ˈli doʊ; Italian ˈli dɔ /

noun

a chain of sandy islands in northeastern Italy, between the Lagoon of Venice and the Adriatic: a beach resort.

Origin of Lido

First recorded in 1670–80; from Italian lido “shore, beach, strand,” from Latin litus; see origin at littoral
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British Dictionary definitions for lido

lido
/ (ˈliːdəʊ) /

noun plural -dos

British a public place of recreation, including a pool for swimming or water sports

Word Origin for lido

C20: after the Lido, island bathing beach near Venice, from Latin litus shore
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