[klee-oh; for 1 also klahy-oh] /ˈkli oʊ; for 1 also ˈklaɪ oʊ/

noun, plural Clios for 2.
Classical Mythology. the Muse of history.
any of a group of awards presented annually by the advertising industry for achievement in television commercials.
a female given name.
(Greek myth) the Muse of history

“muse of history, muse who sings of glorious actions,” usually represented with a scroll and manuscript case, from Latin Clio, from Greek Kleio, literally “the proclaimer,” from kleiein “to tell of, celebrate, make famous,” from kleos “rumor, report, news; good report, fame, glory,” from PIE *klew-yo-, from root *kleu- “to hear” (see listen). Related to the -kles in Damocles, etc.


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