from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • abbreviation allegro

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An element in compound words of Greek origin, meaning other, another.
  • noun In chem., a prefix proposed by Michael to designate an unexplained isomerism.


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  • Meanwhile the _concierge_ was 'allo'-ing lustily into the telephone.

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  • It's moniker, "allopathic," comes from the words allo, meaning against, and path, meaning pathology or illness.

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  • I saw these lips smile and poke out the window saying "'allo" to me but I was then also momentarily transfixed by the glinting bistro lights reflected on the onyx skin of Stephanie's car.

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  • People get offended if you don't get through the generic 'allo' and figure it out.

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  • As wrong as it sounds, the initiative process allo ...

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  • Introduzione allo studio fitosoziologico della Pianura Veneta orientale con particolare riguardo alla vegetazione litoranea.

    Po Basin mixed forests

  • The classic "Allo allo allo" of the opening staple "Once Bitten, Twice Shy," prompted cheers from the well-over-40-something crowd and there was no turning back.

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  • This charming locale has a front bar frequented by jolly red-nosed men drinking the Venetian spritz (prosecco with Aperol, Select or Campari and a dash of seltzer) and eating cicchetti, the local version of tapas: mini sandwiches, crostini with leek-gorgonzola-walnut and radicchio-mascarpone-walnut creams, mussels with tomato and cheese sauce, and risotto allo scoglio, or shellfish.

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  • The sense ought clearly to be roughly parallel with that of the phrase used a little before, ouden allo pragmateuontai e, etc.

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