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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A river of northern Italy flowing about 652 km (405 mi) generally eastward to the Adriatic Sea. The Po Valley is a major industrial and agricultural area.
  • The symbol for the element polonium.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Symbol for polonium.
  • proper n. Italy's longest river, which flows 652 kilometers eastward to the Adriatic Sea near Venice.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An abbreviation of Pay on delivery
  • of Post-office Department.
  • n. A Middle English form of pea.
  • n. An abbreviation of post-office order, a money-order issued by the post-office.
  • n. An abbreviation of pole, a measure.
  • n. In photography, an abbreviation of printing-out paper.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a noncommissioned officer in the Navy or Coast Guard with a rank comparable to sergeant in the Army
  • n. a European river; flows into the Adriatic Sea
  • n. an independent agency of the federal government responsible for mail delivery (and sometimes telecommunications) between individuals and businesses in the United States
  • n. a radioactive metallic element that is similar to tellurium and bismuth; occurs in uranium ores but can be produced by bombarding bismuth with neutrons in a nuclear reactor
  • n. a noncommissioned officer in the Navy or Coast Guard with a rank comparable to sergeant in the Army

Etymologies

From Italian Po, from Latin Padus. (Wiktionary)

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