On arrival they had checked in at the Apo View Hotel and had lost no time in finding local constabulary headquarters.
Their home is at the foot of the volcano of Apo (Davao, in Mindanao).
Apo yad adrim puruhta dardar vir bhuvat saram prvyaṁ te; Ṛigv.
All kin of the same generation as his grandparents, great-grandparents, etc., are Apo (grandparents).
The dark crept swiftly up the slopes as if envious of the ruby crown set on Apo's forehead by the abdicating sun.
Nearly every evening, near sundown, I see a pair of wild pigeons homing toward the crest of Apo.
Apo is the name given to him who governs, and that name is applied by these Indians to him who has any authority in the village.
The ruling spirit or spirits is “Apo sen diot” (“Apo” meaning lord or sir and “diot” being a corruption of Dios).
before vowels ap-, word-forming element meaning "from, away from, separate, free from," from Greek apo "from, away from; after; in descent from," in compounds, "from, asunder, away, off; finishing, completing; ceasing from; back again," from PIE root *apo- "off, away" (cf. Sanskrit apa "away from," Avestan apa "away from," Latin ab "away from, from," Gothic af, Old English of "away from").
apo- or ap-
Away from; off: aponeurosis.
Without; lacking; not: apoferritin.
Related to; derived from: apomorphine.