ex·po | \ˈek-(ˌ)spō \
plural expos

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many of the bigger expos won't fit into the city's relatively small civic center

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Since the 2013 unrest, the U.S. Open of Surfing has scaled back by eliminating concerts, the expo and related activities, according to the staff report. Priscella Vega, latimes.com, "Country music festival could bring concerts back to city side of Huntington Beach," 28 June 2018 Also, the festival — also sponsored by House of Wings and the Green Family Foundation — will feature an art expo zone, a barbecue cook-off competition and a Teens Exercising Extraordinary Success (T.E.E.S.) youth zone. Randy Grice, miamiherald, "Overtown Music & Arts Festival 'showcases the progress' of a community," 10 July 2018 As a home for contemporary art from the Middle East and South Asia, the popular regional art expo attracted 105 galleries from 48 countries. Houston Chronicle, "ART FEEL: Digital collage art with Sue Burke Harrington," 22 June 2018 Art Hamptons, the East End’s original art expo, has posted a cancellation notice on its website for a second consecutive year. Warren Strugatch, New York Times, "A Hamptons Art Fair Expands Its Footprint," 7 June 2018 Back in 2017, MTV reported fans at D23, Disney's fan expo in Anaheim, California, saw a preview of the scene, which occurs when Ralph and Vanellope find themselves at OhMyDisney.com. Victoria Rodriguez, Seventeen, ""Wreck-It Ralph 2" Features Your Favorite Disney Princesses," 4 June 2018 Saturday, June 2 Haitian-American business Network with hundreds of business owners, sit in on entrepreneurial workshops, and hear from guest speakers at the Haitian-American business expo. Margeaux Sippell, BostonGlobe.com, "Weekend business agenda," 31 May 2018 There's also a food truck expo, entertainment and craft vendors. Kellie Hwang, azcentral, "10 best food and drink festivals in May around Phoenix," 3 May 2018 This year’s expo featured about 20 rescue organizations, as well as veterinarians and service and product vendors. Amy Lavalley, Post-Tribune, "Annual animal expo attracts pet-friendly businesses, rescues," 30 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of expo

1913, in the meaning defined above

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