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lido

Pronunciation: /ˈliːdəʊ/

Translation of lido in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -dos)

  • 1.1 (pool) (British English/inglés británico) piscina (feminine) or (in River Plate area also/en Río de la Plata también) pileta (feminine) or (Mexico/México) alberca (feminine) ([ al aire libre ])
    Example sentences
    • In the summer time, the lido area's outdoor swimming pool is a popular gathering spot.
    • In 2002, there was a spate of vandalism, including one incident in which damage put at £1, 000 was caused to the open-air lido.
    • There is talk of really striking out and walking down to Taurito Centro (the bottom of the hill) to check out the beach and the lido, but I'm not sure how much will come of it.
    1.2 (water-sports complex) (British English/inglés británico) centro (masculine) de deportes acuáticos 1.3 (beach resort) centro (masculine) turístico costero, balneario (masculine) (South America/América del Sur)

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