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1. Greek Mythology The Muse of history.
2. pl. Cli·os (also klē′ō) A statuette awarded annually for outstanding achievement in radio and television advertising.

[Latin Clīō, from Greek Kleiō, from kleiein, to tell; see kleu- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the Muse of history
[C19: from Latin, from Greek Kleiō, from kleein to celebrate]
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(ˈkli oʊ; for 1 also ˈklaɪ oʊ)

n., pl. Cli•os.
1. the Muse of history.
2. any of the awards presented annually by the advertising industry for achievement in TV and radio commercials.
[< Latin < Greek Kleiṓ]
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