ex·​po | \ ˈek-(ˌ)spō How to pronounce expo (audio) \
plural expos

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many of the bigger expos won't fit into the city's relatively small civic center
Recent Examples on the Web Winter Park will be selling four-packs for $259 exclusively at the expo. John Meyer, The Know, "Colorado Ski & Snowboard Expo is this weekend. Here are this year’s best ski resort deals.," 21 Oct. 2019 SUNDAY Hong Kong protests: An expo on how the Hong Kong democracy movement began, the relationship between Hong Kong and China, and stories from Hong Kong activists. 1 p.m., Channel Church, 2114 Berkeley Way, Berkeley. SFChronicle.com, "Bay Area political events: Impeachment town hall, Hong Kong protests," 19 Oct. 2019 Fresh doughnuts were a hot item at this year’s expo, held last Thursday (Oct. 10). Linda Gandee/special To Cleveland.com, cleveland, "Rocky River Chamber Business Expo about to burst out at the seams," 15 Oct. 2019 The Makeup Show, the largest pro-only beauty expo in the United States, has just announced that Danessa Myricks has joined their team as their event consultant. Shalwah Evans, Essence, "Danessa Myricks Has Been Tapped As The New Consultant For The Makeup Show," 26 Sep. 2019 Chopping days The Woodworking Show, a traveling expo of seminars and demonstrations for the sawer/nailer/chipper/sander/finisher in your life, hammers its ideas home this weekend at the Milwaukee County Sports Complex, 6000 W. Ryan Road, Franklin. Chris Foran, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "St. Patrick's Day parade, Sports Show and more to do in Milwaukee this weekend," 8 Mar. 2018 The fifth edition of this three-day expo is back for hard-core Broadway fans. Nicole Herrington, New York Times, "Things to Do in N.Y.C. This January," 2 Jan. 2020 The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions expo in Orlando this year included 13 companies that make imitation snow, up from 10 such businesses two years earlier. Hugo Martín, SFChronicle.com, "Fake snow is in high demand. Just don’t ask how it’s made," 31 Dec. 2019 Alternative newspaper Shepherd Express is the presenting sponsor of the expo. Sarah Hauer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "First WI Cannabis Expo coming to Milwaukee in February," 16 Dec. 2019

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1913, in the meaning defined above

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16 Feb 2020

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“Expo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/expo. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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