Definition of Palio in English:

Palio

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Pronunciation: /ˈpalɪəʊ
 
, ˈpalio/
(plural Palii /-ɪiː, -ii/)
  • A traditional horse race held in Siena twice a year, in July and August: we were her guests for the Palio

Origin

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

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