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milo

or

milo maize:

see sorghumsorghum,
tall, coarse annual (Sorghum bicolor) of the family Poaceae (grass family), somewhat similar in appearance to corn (but having the grain in a panicle rather than an ear) and used for much the same purposes.
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Milo

(mī`lō) or

Milon

(mī`lŏn), fl. 500 B.C., athlete of ancient Greece, b. Crotona. He won numerous victories in wrestling at the Olympic and Pythian games. He is said to have carried a heifer on his shoulders through the Olympic stadium, killed her with a blow of his fist, and devoured her in the course of a day. Finding a tree partially split, he attempted, according to legend, to tear it apart but caught his hand and was eaten alive by wolves.

Milo

(Titus Annius Papianus Milo), 95 B.C.–47 B.C., Roman partisan leader. As tribune of the people (57 B.C.) he obtained the recall from exile of Cicero. At the insistence of PompeyPompey
(Cnaeus Pompeius Magnus) , 106 B.C.–48 B.C., Roman general, the rival of Julius Caesar. Sometimes called Pompey the Great, he was the son of Cnaeus Pompeius Strabo (consul in 89 B.C.), a commander of equivocal reputation.
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, Milo hired a gang to fight the gang of ClodiusClodius
(Publius Clodius Pulcher) , d. 52 B.C., Roman politician. He belonged to the Claudian gens (see Claudius), and his name is also written as Publius Claudius Pulcher. He was brother to Appius Claudius Pulcher and to the notorious Clodia. In 62 B.C.
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. The rivals kept Rome in an uproar until it ended (52 B.C.) in the death of Clodius in an affray at Bovillae, on the Appian Way. Pompey was appointed sole consul to restore order in the city, and Milo was brought to trial. Cicero, his advocate, was so intimidated that he did not deliver his oration, which he later published (Pro Milone). Milo was exiled to Massilia, joined the insurrection of Marcus Caelius in Italy, and was defeated, captured, and killed. Milo's wife was Sulla's daughter.
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Milo

loaned gold for huge interest rates and sexual favors. [Gk. Lit.: The Golden Ass]
See: Usury
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mylo

(MY Life Online) A handheld Internet appliance from Sony that provided Web access, instant messaging, photo sharing, music and video playback and a Skype telephone. Introduced in 2006, the tiny mylo used a Wi-Fi connection and a thumb keyboard for data entry. An enhanced mylo 2 model was introduced in 2008 but the product line was dropped in 2010. See Internet appliance.


My Life Online
Designed as an alternative to a smartphone without the monthly fee, Sony's mylo packed a lot of functions into a small space. The screen slid up to reveal the thumb keyboard. (Image courtesy of Sony Electronics, Inc., www.sony.com)
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For the first time in football, the player that shows the best behaviour and fair play in each game will be awarded with the 'Milo green card' as recognition of their sporting spirit.
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The Weights told Good Morning America that they were grateful to be chosen twice by Milo's biological mother.
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Milo may not have a massive resume, but he has enough credibility from his time in the Disney Movie "Zombies" to have built a passionate fan base going into the competition.
2016's Blackbird saw Milo focus solely on The Beatles' rich catalogue, collaborating with cellist Steven Isserlis and sitar player Anoushka Shankar, as well as vocalists Tori Amos and Gregory Porter.
Anyone keen to meet Milo is urged to head down to the RSPCA Bryn-YMaen centre at Upper Colwyn Bay (LL28 5EJ) - open between 11am-4pm everyday except Wednesday.
The news came as a shock to Paul, who had assumed Milo had been wandering the streets for the night.
Sister-in-law Sharon Riley, from Kingston Park, was due to take oneyear-old Milo and pug Lola to the vets while Elaine enjoyed a family holiday in Tenerife.
Medics at Stepping Hill Hospital were sure Milo's siblings Finn and Charlie were identical as they had shared the same sack and placenta.