Clio

Clio

[klee-oh; for 1 also klahy-oh]
noun, plural Clios for 2.
1.
Classical Mythology. the Muse of history.
2.
any of a group of awards presented annually by the advertising industry for achievement in television commercials.
3.
a female given name.

Origin:
< Latin < Greek Kleiṓ, equivalent to klei- (stem of kleîn to make famous, celebrate) + suffix used for women's names

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Clio (ˈklaɪəʊ)
 
n
Greek myth the Muse of history
 
[C19: from Latin, from Greek Kleiō, from kleein to celebrate]

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Clio
muse of history, from L. Clio, from Gk. Kleio "the proclaimer," from kleiein "to tell of, celebrate, make famous," from kleos "fame, glory," from PIE *klew-yo, from base *kleu- "to hear" (see listen). Related to the -kles in Damocles, etc.
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