What does toledo mean?

Definitions for toledo
təˈli doʊ; for 1,3,4 also -ˈleɪ-tole·do

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Toledonoun

    an industrial city in northwestern Ohio on Lake Erie

  2. Toledonoun

    a city in central Spain on the Tagus river; famous for steel and swords since the first century


  1. toledonoun

    (Weapon) A sword or sword blade made at Toledo in Spain, a city famous in the 16th and 17th centuries for the excellence of its weapons.

  2. Toledonoun

    A city in Castile-La Mancha, Spain

  3. Toledonoun

    A city in Ohio, United States


  1. toledo

    Toledo is a city located in the northwest region of Ohio, United States, near the western end of Lake Erie. Known for its industry, art community, education, and local sports teams. It is also historically known as "The Glass City" due to its long history of glass manufacturing. In another context, Toledo also refers to a city in central Spain, well-preserved medieval architecture, and a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Toledonoun

    a sword or sword blade made at Toledo in Spain, which city was famous in the 16th and 17th centuries for the excellence of its weapons

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Toledo

    tō-lē′dō, n. a sword-blade made at Toledo in Spain.—adj. Tol′letan, of Toledo. [L. Toletum.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Toledo

    a city of Spain, capital of a province (360), and former capital of the kingdom, occupies a commanding site amid hills, on the Tagus, 40 m. SW. of Madrid; within and without presents a sombre and imposing appearance; is the see of the primate of Spain, and possesses a noble Gothic cathedral, ruins of the Cid's castle, and remains of the Moorish occupation (712-1085); the manufacture of sword-blades, famous in Roman times, is still carried on in a government establishment a mile out of the city.

  2. Toledo

    capital of Lucas County, Ohio, on the Maumee River, 80 m. W. of Lake Erie; is a busy centre of iron manufactures, and does a large trade in grain, flour, lumber, &c., facilitated by a fine harbour, canal, and railway systems.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. toledo

    An esteemed Spanish sword, so called from the place of manufacture.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. toledo

    (anc. Toletum). A city of Spain, capital of the province of the same name, on the north bank of the Tagus, 55 miles south-southwest from Madrid. It was conquered by the Romans under M. Fulvius, 192 B.C. (193 B.C.); was captured by the Goths, 467; possessed by the Moors from 714 to 1085. Alfonso VI. of Castile and Leon recovered it from the Moors.

  2. toledo

    An esteemed Spanish sword, so called from the place of manufacture.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Toledo

    From the Hebrew H’toledoth, “generations,” “families,” relative to the Jewish founders of the city.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Toledo is ranked #1841 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Toledo surname appeared 19,474 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 7 would have the surname Toledo.

    78.4% or 15,272 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    8.4% or 1,653 total occurrences were White.
    6% or 1,186 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    5.7% or 1,122 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.7% or 146 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.4% or 95 total occurrences were Black.

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Anagrams for toledo »

  1. tooled

  2. looted

  3. toodle

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of toledo in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of toledo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of toledo in a Sentence

  1. Derasha Merrett:

    She was a wonderful mother, a wonderful person, i have cried so much, I cant cry anymore. She leaves behind a newborn and older daughter. Oglesby aspired to work with children. We grew up as cousins,Merrett said. We grew up in the same church, on the same drill team. She works at my kids daycare. We all grew up in this little town. Were all family. Were all hurting behind this. Derrick Fudge, 57 TheSpringfield, Ohio resident was out with family members when he was killed, a sister of one of the shooting victims told the Daily News. Derrick Fudge (Facebook ) They were all just down there enjoying themselves and had stepped out of, I think, one of the clubs and were in a line to get some food, saidTwyla Southall. Logan Turner, 30 Logan Turner has just celebrated his birthday on Tuesday and was out with friends Sunday morning, his mother told the Daily News. He obtained an engineering degree from theUniversity of Toledo and worked as a machinist in Springboro, Danita Turner said. He was very generous and loving and the worlds best son, she said. Everyone loved Logan. He was a happy go lucky guy. Springboro High School guidance counselor and coachRyan Wilhite posted a photo of Turner playing football. Heart is broken,he wrote. Such a great young man lost too soon. Praying for comfort and healing for his family and all of his teammates who loved him so much. Rest easy 78. Nicholas Cumer, 25 Nicholas Cumer was a graduate student at Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania who was workingas an intern at a Dayton facility for people battling cancer.

  2. Marcus Boyd:

    I commend General Motors leadership for coming to Toledo Powertrain today. The workers deserve that. My questions are : Why did it go this far ? Why did it take multiple incidents over years before it was addressed ? why did I have to leave my career because [ of ] the racial hostility in the work environment ? Why wasn't it taken seriously when these incidents were reported over and over again ? Diversity and inclusiveness should be more than a general statement.

  3. Lori Lightfoot:

    Simply put, we failed Adam Toledo. And we can not afford to fail one more young person in our city.

  4. Sherrod Brown:

    Let our country -- our nation's citizens, our Ohio Democratic, my fellow elected officials all over the country -- let them all cast their eyes toward the heartland, to The Midwest, to our Great Lakes state, and we will show America how we celebrate organized labor and all workers - the waitress in Dayton, the office worker in Toledo, the nurse in Columbus, the mineworker in Coshocton. That is the message coming out of Ohio in 2018, and that is the blueprint for our nation in 2020.

  5. Lori Lightfoot:

    I don't want to get into the real substance of this because the independent investigation is going on, but I've seen no evidence whatsoever that Adam Toledo shot at the police.

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