Definitions for MAYOˈmeɪ oʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

may•oˈmeɪ oʊ(n.)

  1. mayonnaise.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal

Origin of mayo:

by shortening; cf. -o

May•oˈmeɪ oʊ(n.)

  1. Charles Horace, 1865–1939, and his brother William James, 1861–1939, U.S. surgeons.

    Category: Biography

  2. a county in NW Connaught province, in the NW Republic of Ireland. 115,016; 2084 sq. mi. (5400 sq. km).

    Category: Geography (places)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mayonnaise, mayo(noun)

    egg yolks and oil and vinegar


  1. mayo(Noun)

    (short for) mayonnaise

    Pass me the mayo please.

  2. Mayo(ProperNoun)

    A county in the Republic of Ireland.


  1. Mayo

    Mayo is a parliamentary constituency represented in Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Irish parliament or Oireachtas. The constituency elects five deputies. The method of election is the single transferable vote form of proportional representation.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Mayo

    maritime county in Counaught, west of Ireland, between Sligo and Galway; has many indentations, the largest Broadhaven, Blacksod, and Clew Bays, and islands Achil and Clare, with a remarkable peninsula The Mullet; mountainous in the W., the E. is more level, and has Lough Conn and the Moy River; much of the county is barren and bog, but crops of cereals and potatoes are raised; cattle are reared on pasture lands; there are valuable slate quarries and manganese mines; Castlebar (4), in the centre, is the county town; Westport (4), on Clew Bay, has some shipping.

Anagrams of MAYO

  1. Amoy

Translations for MAYO

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a decorated pole for dancing round on May Day.

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