hippo

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noun hip·po \ˈhi-(ˌ)pō\

Definition of hippo

plural

hippos

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First Known Use of hippo

1872


Hippo

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geographical name Hip·po \ˈhi-(ˌ)pō\
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Hippo Regius

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Definition of Hippo

  1. ancient city in northern Africa south of modern Annaba, Algeria; chief town of Numidia


HIPPO Defined for Kids

hippo

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noun hip·po \ˈhi-pō\

Definition of hippo for Students

plural

hippos


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