mayo

noun \ ˈmā-(ˌ)ō \
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

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circa 1960


Mayo

biographical name \ ˈmā-(ˌ)ō \

Definition of Mayo

Charles Horace 1865–1939 and his brother William James 1861–1939 American surgeons

Mayo

geographical name

Definition of Mayo

1 play \ˈmī-(ˌ)ō\ river 250 miles (402 kilometers) long in the northwestern Mexico state of Sonora flowing southwest into the Gulf of California
2 play \ˈmā-(ˌ)ō\ county of northwestern Ireland on the Atlantic in Connacht; capital Castlebar area 2084 square miles (5418 square kilometers), population 130,638


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