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Definition of "mayo" []

  • Informal Mayonnaise. (noun)
  • A county of NW Republic of Ireland, in NW Connacht province, on the Atlantic: has many offshore islands and several large lakes. County town: Castlebar. Pop: 117 446 (2002). Area: 5397 sq km (2084 sq miles) (noun)

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Use "mayo" in a sentence
  • ""We'll use the term mayo just to speak as plainly as possible," Mr. Mackenzie says."
  • "This time I subbed in creme fraiche for the sour cream, and I got mayo from the English shop again, because I didn't want to risk the potential disaster of subbing in German mayo again!"
  • "The holiday around cinco de mayo is labor day/workers day -- May 1."