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  • noun Plural form of cyclo.

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Examples

  • It is part of a small group of Aegean islands that took the name Cyclades, from the Greek "cyclos" (circle) because the islands form a circle around Delos, observed as the jewel in the crown of the archipelago.

    American Chronicle

  • The whine of Lambrettas, Hondas, and mechanized cyclos; the grumble of jeeps, taxis, trucks, along with the music piped into the night from bars, guide him through the confusion of all those hovels and out into the bright bustle of downtown Bien Hoa.

    GIRL BY THE ROAD AT NIGHT

  • The whine of Lambrettas, Hondas, and mechanized cyclos; the grumble of jeeps, taxis, trucks, along with the music piped into the night from bars, guide him through the confusion of all those hovels and out into the bright bustle of downtown Bien Hoa.

    GIRL BY THE ROAD AT NIGHT

  • The whine of Lambrettas, Hondas, and mechanized cyclos; the grumble of jeeps, taxis, trucks, along with the music piped into the night from bars, guide him through the confusion of all those hovels and out into the bright bustle of downtown Bien Hoa.

    GIRL BY THE ROAD AT NIGHT

  • This tour makes use of the city's plentiful (and inexpensive) taxis and bicycle cyclos to link together its more atmospheric spots, beginning in 19th-century Cholon (Chinatown) and ending at a row of converted colonial-era shophouses in the central tourist area of District 1.

    Ho Chi Minh City

  • On any given day, customers sit on child-size plastic stools facing outward toward the streets, watching the tide of people, motorbikes, and cyclos, Vietnam's traditional bicycle rickshaws, zoom by.

    A Culinary Tour

  • Walk down Lan Ong, the traditional medicine street, and the smell of herbs overwhelms the exhaust fumes from the car and motorbike traffic jockeying for space with the cyclos, the ubiquitous Vietnamese bicycle taxis.

    An Old Quarter's Timeless Lure

  • It's an inexplicable ballet; streams of motorcyles, bicycles, and cyclos flow into the intersection, and miraculously appear on the opposite side, unscathed.

    Travel in Cambodia: 1991 Trip Journal: Part Four

  • We make our way out of the city, weaving past bicycles, motorcycles, cyclos, and slower cars.

    Travel in Cambodia: November 2000 Trip: Kompong Som (Sihanoukville)

  • In the street below, I saw a man, one leg amputated at the knee, on crutches, slowly working his way through a flurry of motorcycles and cyclos as he struggled across the street.

    Travel in Cambodia: 1991 Trip Journal: Part Eight

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