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Meaning of CLIO

Pronunciation:  'klIow

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  (Greek mythology) the Muse of history

CLIO is a 4 letter word that starts with C.


 See Also: Muse



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cli"o\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ? the proclaimer, fr. ? to call,
tell of, make famous.] (Class. Myth.)
The Muse who presided over history.

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