There are 2 definitions of chromo in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈkrəʊməʊ

noun (plural chromos)

North American
Shortened form of chromolithograph.
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  • Trade card collecting became a popular pastime during the 1880s until chromos were replaced by color magazine advertisements in the 1890s.
  • The chromo itself cost sixty dollars, and when surrounded with a plush or engraved frame, it fetched one hundred dollars or more, a figure comparable to that of a framed copy of a ‘Raphael’ Madonna painted on porcelain.
  • Glossy chromo paper was too costly, so we used simpler paper that cost us much less.

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There are 2 definitions of chromo in English:


Pronunciation: /ˈkrəʊməʊ/

combining form

Variant spelling of chromato-.

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