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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.

Milo

loaned gold for huge interest rates and sexual favors. [Gk. Lit.: The Golden Ass]
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Behind each Milo tin, it states add three teaspoons of Milo.
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What Milo Saw is sometimes predictable and the multiple perspectives can slow the pace, but it is still a heart-warming read.
Milo seems to want to be friends with almost everyone (human or feline).
Guy said: "When we first heard about Milo, we were absolutely distraught at the thought of him being abandoned on the streets as he is still just a little baby.
Wayne Hopewell, of Johnson Avenue, Prescot was sentenced to a total of 200 hours of community service for abusing Milo, a wire-haired crossbreed.
Pensioner Ingrid German was walking her 11-year-old Yorkshire terrier, Milo, when a dog tied up nearby started barking and tried to get at her pet.
Mischievous Staffordshire bull terrier-cross Milo jammed his head into the mechanism and couldn't escape.