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EtymologyEdit

After Lido (Lido di Venezia), an island with a long beach in Venice, Italy, site of Europe’s first modern beach resort (1857), from Italian lido (beach, shore), from Latin litus (shore) (hence also English littoral (of the shore)). The name is aspirational, evoking glamorous Venice; compare Venetian Pool, another outdoor pool named for Venice.

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lido (plural lidos)

 
Tinside Pool in Plymouth
  1. (Britain) Part of the sea by a beach sectioned off for swimming and other aquatic activities.
  2. (Britain) An outdoor swimming pool.

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  • The first pronunciation (with /aɪ/) is more common, but the second more closely imitates the Italian pronunciation.

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VerbEdit

lido m (feminine singular lida, masculine plural lidos, feminine plural lidas)

  1. masculine singular past participle of ler

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin litus (shore).

NounEdit

lido m (plural lidi)

  1. shore

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LatvianEdit

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lido

  1. 2nd person singular present indicative form of lidot
  2. 3rd person singular present indicative form of lidot
  3. 3rd person plural present indicative form of lidot
  4. 2nd person singular imperative form of lidot
  5. (with the particle lai) 3rd person singular imperative form of lidot
  6. (with the particle lai) 3rd person plural imperative form of lidot

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lido m (feminine singular lida, masculine plural lidos, feminine plural lidas, comparable)

  1. well-read
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lido (feminine singular lida, masculine plural lidos, feminine plural lidas)

  1. masculine singular past participle of ler

Etymology 2Edit

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lido

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of lidar