Definitions

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  • proper noun A male given name in occasional use since the 1970s.

Etymologies

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Either borrowed from Scandinavian Bo, Old Norse Búi ("resident"), from búa ("to live", "to dwell"), ("dwellingplace"), with similar meanings in modern Swedish and Danish; or a spelling variant of the male given name Beau.

Examples

  • Vilbrand, who uses the alias "Bo Rightwing" on the Internet, claims his group focuses on radical Islam, like when it patrolled an immigrant neighborhood in Copenhagen where a handful of fundamentalist Muslims said they wanted to introduce Islamic law.

    The Seattle Times

  • Vilbrand, who uses the alias "Bo Rightwing" on the Internet, claims his group focuses on radical Islam, like when it patrolled an immigrant neighborhood in Copenhagen where a handful of fundamentalist Muslims said they wanted to introduce Islamic law.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • Vilbrand, who uses the alias "Bo Rightwing" on the Internet, claims his group focuses on radical Islam, like when it patrolled an immigrant neighborhood in Copenhagen where a handful of fundamentalist Muslims said they wanted to introduce Islamic law.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • The Washington Post reported in its online editions Saturday night that Obama's daughters chose the name Bo for the pup because first lady Michelle Obama's father was nicknamed Diddley, a reference to the singer "Bo" Diddley.

    news | SJ | http://www.goupstate.com

  • The Washington Post reported in its online editions Saturday night that Obama's daughters chose the name Bo for the pup because first lady Michelle Obama's father was nicknamed Diddley, a reference to the singer "Bo" Diddley.

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  • The Washington Post reported in its online editions Saturday night that Obama's daughters chose the name Bo for the pup because first lady Michelle Obama's father was nicknamed Diddley, a reference to the singer "Bo" Diddley.

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  • The Washington Post reported in its online editions Saturday night that Obama's daughters chose the name Bo for the pup because first lady Michelle Obama's father was nicknamed Diddley, a reference to the singer "Bo" Diddley.

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  • The Washington Post reported in its online editions Saturday night that Obama's daughters chose the name Bo for the pup because first lady Michelle Obama's father was nicknamed Diddley, a reference to the singer "Bo" Diddley.

    news | SJ | http://www.goupstate.com

  • The Washington Post reported in its online editions Saturday night that Obama's daughters chose the name Bo for the pup because first lady Michelle Obama's father was nicknamed Diddley, a reference to the singer "Bo" Diddley.

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  • The Washington Post reported in its online editions Saturday night that Obama's daughters chose the name Bo for the pup because first lady Michelle Obama's father was nicknamed Diddley, a reference to the singer "Bo" Diddley.

    NBC3 - Local News

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