lido


Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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.

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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
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

lido

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

lido

nFreibad nt

lido

[ˈliːdəʊ] n (esp Brit) (swimming pool) → piscina (all'aperto); (part of the beach) → lido, stabilimento balneare
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.
Managers said they suspected the damage was carried out by the same individuals whoforced the closure of neighbouring Blackpill Lido.
But 85 years to the day that members of the British Olympic swimming team officially launched England's only outdoor lido fed by thermal spring water, two of the country's most decorated Olympic, Commonwealth and Paralympic athletes took the plunge in front of an audience of invited guests.
Over five sessions, hundreds of people went for a swim at the National Lido of Wales as it opened its doors for the occasion.
The popular Wales C international hitman re-joined Lido from Welsh Premier club Llanelli Town this week - and began where he left off when he left the club for Carmarthen Town mid-way through last season as the 20-goal leading marksman in Division One.
The Serpentine Lido and its accompanying paddling pool in Hyde Parkare great for both adults and children.
Lido Cocina Tsina is happy to announce the opening of its 17th branch, Radiance Manila Bay.