from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A part of the sea by a beach sectioned off for swimming and other aquatic activities.
  • n. An outdoor swimming pool.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A recreational facility, especially one including a swimming pool for water sports.

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

  • n. a recreational facility including a swimming pool for water sports


After Lido (Lido di Venezia), an island with a long beach in Venice, Italy, site of Europe’s first modern beach resort (1857), from Italian lido ("beach, shore"), from Latin litus ("shore") (from whence also English littoral ("of the shore")). (Wiktionary)



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