from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Greek Mythology The Muse of history.
- n. A statuette awarded annually for outstanding achievement in radio and television advertising.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. The Muse of history and heroic poetry.
- proper n. A female given name.
- proper n. A model of car by manufacturer Renault.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The Muse who presided over history.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In classical mythology, the muse who sings of glorious actions; specifically, the Muse of History.
- n. [NL.] In zoology, a generic name for pteropods, variously used: A genus of thecosomatous pteropods, now generally called Cleodora (which see). Brown, 1756; Linnæus, 1767; Pelsener, 1887.
- n. A genus of gymnosomatous pteropods, founded by O. F. Müller in 1776, now generally called Clione, and typical of the family Cliidæ (or Clionidæ).
- n. In astronomy, asteroid 84, discovered by Luther in 1865.
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- n. (Greek mythology) the Muse of history
Latin Clīō, from Greek Kleiō, from kleiein, to tell; see kleu- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From the Ancient Greek kleein, (to make famous, celebrate) (Wiktionary)