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may·o

 (mā′ō)
n. Informal
Mayonnaise.

Mayo

(ˈmeɪəʊ)
n
(Placename) a county of NW Republic of Ireland, in NW Connacht province, on the Atlantic: has many offshore islands and several large lakes. County town: Castlebar. Pop: 117 446 (2002). Area: 5397 sq km (2084 sq miles)

Mayo

(ˈmeɪəʊ)
n
(Biography) a family of US medical practitioners. They pioneered group practice and established (1903) the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Foremost among them were William Worrall Mayo (1819–1911), his sons William James Mayo (1861–1939) and Charles Horace Mayo (1865–1939), and Charles's son, Charles William Mayo (1898–1968)

may•o

(ˈmeɪ oʊ)

n.
mayonnaise.
[by shortening; compare -o]

May•o

(ˈmeɪ oʊ)

n.
1. Charles Horace, 1865–1939, and his brother William James, 1861–1939, U.S. surgeons.
2. a county in NW Connaught province, in the NW Republic of Ireland. 115,016; 2084 sq. mi. (5400 sq. km).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mayo - egg yolks and oil and vinegarmayo - egg yolks and oil and vinegar  
dressing, salad dressing - savory dressings for salads; basically of two kinds: either the thin French or vinaigrette type or the creamy mayonnaise type
green mayonnaise, sauce verte - mayonnaise with tarragon or dill and chopped watercress and spinach or cucumber
Translations

mayo

[ˈmeɪəʊ] n abbr (=mayonnaise) → mayo f

mayo

n (US inf) → Mayonnaise f, → Majonäse f, → Mayo f (inf)
References in classic literature ?
Mayo's 'Kaloolah,' the enchanting dreams of many a youthful heart, will retain their charm; and this in spite of endless variations by modern explorers in the same domain.
Under the names of Dhiouleba, Mayo, Egghirreou, Quorra, and other titles besides, it traverses an immense extent of country, and almost competes in length with the Nile.
Men like Al Mayo and Jack McQuestion antedated him; but they had entered the land by crossing the Rockies from the Hudson Bay country to the east.
They sledded seventy miles up the Yukon, swung to the left into the Stewart River, passed the Mayo and the McQuestion, and held on until the Stewart itself became a streamlet, threading the upstanding peaks which marked the backbone of the continent.
Despite being a Mexican holiday, Cinco de Mayo is celebrated more in the United States, especially in regions where there is more of Mexican-American population.
This month, everything is all set for an energetic summer charged with the exhilarating vibe of Cinco de Mayo, the popular Mexican holiday.
To become what it aspires to be a world-class attraction for patients needing top-quality care for difficult health conditions Mayo needs more than the latest equipment or most advanced techniques.
"We are very excited to enter into our new relationship with The Mayo Clinic News Network, a globally recognized leader in medical care and research," stated Paul Feller, CEO of VOS Digital Media Group.
While at Mayo Clinic, Limburg has served as medical director of Mayo Clinic global business solutions, which delivers products and services that extend Mayo Clinic's specialized clinical knowledge and expertise worldwide.
Harrison is aiming to be part of a Mayo side that ends the county's long and tormenting wait for an All-Ireland win.