Definition of Palio in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpälēō/
(plural Palii /ˈpälēˌē/)
A traditional horse race held in Siena, Italy, twice a year, in July and August.


Italian, from Latin pallium 'covering' (with reference to the cloth given as a prize).

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Syllabification: Pal·i·o

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