Other definitions for Mayo (2 of 2)
Charles Horace, 1865–1939, and his brother William James, 1861–1939, U.S. surgeons.
a county in NW Connaught province, in the NW Republic of Ireland. 2,084 sq. mi. (5,400 sq. km). County seat: Castlebar.
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How to use mayo in a sentence
The mayo river 'baa todos los pueblos de indgenas llamados los Mayos.'The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 1 | Hubert Howe Bancroft
He judged that the Mayos were of the so-called aristocracy, but undoubtedly unique specimens.Keziah Coffin | Joseph C. Lincoln
The Mayos were so new to all of us that this peculiarity was not suspected until Brian discovered it and dragged it forth.The Love Affairs of an Old Maid | Lilian Bell
The Mayos still live in the brown house, which has been enlarged and greatly beautified recently.The Love Affairs of an Old Maid | Lilian Bell
The Mayos use the imperfect as before given; the Tehuecos end it with t, and the Yaquis with n.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 3 | Hubert Howe Bancroft
British Dictionary definitions for Mayo (1 of 2)
a county of NW Republic of Ireland, in NW Connacht province, on the Atlantic: has many offshore islands and several large lakes. County town: Castlebar. Pop: 117 446 (2002). Area: 5397 sq km (2084 sq miles)
British Dictionary definitions for Mayo (2 of 2)
a family of US medical practitioners. They pioneered group practice and established (1903) the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Foremost among them were William Worrall Mayo (1819–1911), his sons William James Mayo (1861–1939) and Charles Horace Mayo (1865–1939), and Charles's son, Charles William Mayo (1898–1968)
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