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n. pl. se·gos
The edible bulb of the sego lily.

[Southern Paiute sigho'o.]


(Botany) a West North American variety of lily, Calochortus Nuttallii, with trumpet shaped flowers. Also called: sego lily
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At four o'clock in the morning the first rays of the sun lighted up Sego, the capital of Bambarra, which could be recognized at once by the four towns that compose it, by its Saracenic mosques, and by the incessant going and coming of the flat-bottomed boats that convey its inhabitants from one quarter to the other.
Otsego is said to be a word compounded of Ot, a place of meeting, and Sego, or Sago, the ordinary term of salutation used by the Indians of this region.
FOG caused major problems at the Meynell & South Staffordshire meeting, where only one race was held and Native Cove (above left, Edmund Haddock) beat Royal Segos (Stuart Shaw) in the members' event.