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Li·do

 (lē′dō)
A barrier island of northeast Italy separating the lagoon of Venice from the Adriatic Sea. The town of Lido, at the northern end of the island, is a fashionable resort.
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lido

(ˈliːdəʊ)
n, pl -dos
Brit a public place of recreation, including a pool for swimming or water sports
[C20: after the Lido, island bathing beach near Venice, from Latin litus shore]
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Noun1.lido - a recreational facility including a swimming pool for water sports
recreation facility, recreational facility - a public facility for recreation
natatorium, swimming bath, swimming pool - pool that provides a facility for swimming; "`swimming bath' is a British term"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
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Translations

lido

[ˈliːdəʊ] N (swimming) → piscina f (al aire libre), alberca f pública (Mex), pileta f pública (Arg); (boating) → centro m de balandrismo; (= resort) → balneario m
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lido

[ˈliːdəʊ] npiscine f en plein air, complexe m balnéaire
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lido

nFreibad nt
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lido

[ˈliːdəʊ] n (esp Brit) (swimming pool) → piscina (all'aperto); (part of the beach) → lido, stabilimento balneare
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References in classic literature ?
Waking, on reaching the landing-place, he crossed the Lido, and enjoyed a morning's swim in the Adriatic.
They had seen all the curiosities; they had even been to the Lido in a boat (she spoke as if I might think there was a way on foot); they had had a collation there, brought in three baskets and spread out on the grass.
There was something affecting in the good faith of this sketch of former social glories; the picnic at the Lido had remained vivid through the ages, and poor Miss Tita evidently was of the impression that she had had a brilliant youth.
The mere lines looked to him like those straight lines of turquoise-blue that follow one as one pushes out to the Lido. The sudden flashes of colour reminded him of the gleam of the opal-and-iris-throated birds that flutter round the tall honeycombed Campanile, or stalk, with such stately grace, through the dim, dust-stained arcades.
He saw them together on the Lido and (those writing fellows are horrible) he wrote what he calls a vignette (I suppose accidentally, too) under that very title.
I walked to and fro in that city, so beloved of her citizens; I went from the Rialto Bridge, along the Grand Canal, and from the Riva degli Schiavoni to the Lido, returning to St.
Formerly known as Uxbridge Lido, the Grade II-listed, 50m, open-air swimming pool was reopened in 2010 as is now one of the best lidos in the country.
A CASH boost of PS2.3m from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) means the only Grade II-listed lido in Wales, at Ynysangharad War Memorial Park, Pontypridd, will reopen complete with modern facilities.
But now more lidos are opening than closing.Millions of pounds are being spent on refurbishment as the pleasures of sunny afternoons by an outdoor pool are discovered anew.
According to Friends of Moseley Road Baths - conservationists of the indoor pool in Balsall Heath, which is one of the oldest swimming baths in Britain - there were once many lidos in and around Birmingham.
But after Port Talbot's iconic Afan Lido was destroyed by fire just over three years ago, a public row broke out over the popular attraction's proposed re-building.
There''s something slightly exotic about going to a lido on a hot summer's day.