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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.

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.
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.
The canoe trail begins at the Nature Center, adjacent to South Lido.
With its pristine coastal location and warm weather, strong network of corporate sponsors, nightly events, music performances and industry seminars, the Newport Beach Film Festival has quickly gained recognition among filmmakers and audiences worldwide, hosting more than 35,000 attendees during the 11-day Festival at Newport Beach's beautiful Fashion Island and Lido Plaza.
We all had a great day out at Lido Ponty and it was also my husband Mark's birthday, making it an even more special occasion.
Returning again after last year's success, 700 people took part in a Christmas swim at Lido Ponty on December 26.
Crediting their love for the food they serve, Bryan and Roshell have put their confidence in knowing that Lido Cocina Tsina serves only the freshest and tastiest ingredients that will satisfy your Chinese food craving.
Charlotte had been along to Lido Ponty on a few occasions this season and was surprised to become the milestone visitor over the Bank Holiday weekend.