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n. (context computing English) co-location.

Colo, IA -- U.S. city in Iowa
Population (2000): 868
Housing Units (2000): 354
Land area (2000): 0.773683 sq. miles (2.003829 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.773683 sq. miles (2.003829 sq. km)
FIPS code: 15240
Located within: Iowa (IA), FIPS 19
Location: 42.016945 N, 93.317377 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 50056
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Colo, IA
Colo (gorilla)

Colo (born December 22, 1956) is a western gorilla widely known as the first gorilla to be born in captivity anywhere in the world and as the oldest gorilla in captivity in the world. Colo was born at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium to Millie Christina (mother) and Baron Macombo (father). She was briefly called Cuddles before a contest was held to officially name her. The contest was won by a Columbus native, Rita Cochren. Colo's name is derived from the place of her birth, Columbus, Ohio.


Colo has several meanings:

  • Colo (gorilla), the first gorilla born into captivity
  • An alternate name for the Alemow (Citrus × macrophylla)
  • A colloquial term for the French École Nationale de la France d'Outre-Mer
  • Short for colocation centre
  • A surname of Italian origin
Colo (volcano)

Colo is a stratovolcano in Indonesia. It forms the small island of Una-Una at the middle of the Gulf of Tomini, the northern part of Sulawesi. The volcano is broad and has a low profile with only above the sea level. It contains a wide caldera with a small volcanic cone inside. Only three eruptions have been recorded in the history with two of them causing damage.

Usage examples of "colo".

He told her brusquely to have Leonard Colo chair the meeting in his place, that he was not to be disturbed, then motioned for Seymour to continue.

Leonard Colo at the mercy of their calculating, rehearsed questions for an hour or so of agony.

Leonard Colo in the rear seat of the speeding limousine, he felt only all-encompassing weariness.

He flung open the double doors to find Vito Vico reading the afternoon paper, while Colo dozed before the fire.

Italian while Leonard Colo stood alongside the fireplace, staring into the flames and waxing his hands endlessly with a look of world-weary patience that did not match the cold misery in his heart.

Lewellyn found a photo of Alessandro Volpone standing somberly, eyes closed, head bowed, at the graveside services for Leonard Colo, his business manager and lifelong friend.

Afterward, it develops that he and Colo have for years been doing a fraudulent juggling act with corporate funds, channeling vast sums into the as yet undisclosed conspiracy.

On the north-west, in the direction of Fond Colo and Morne Daniel, nothing but pure rain-water had fallen, and neither Loubière nor Pointe Michel had seen any signs of volcanic disturbance.

When seeing that it asentía, began to advance, colo I lock a hand underneath the elbow of Julie.

Colo, would no longer exist -- and the psychic alterations of this change would be massive in the world of commerce: Fat City Ski Fashions, the Fat City Slalom Cup, Fat City Music Festival, Fat City Institute for Humanistic Studies.

There are a number of very pleasant, tranquil places deep in the colo nies where someone could hide for a year or more.

By mid-day contingents of troops, mostly from the colo nies, were coming in to cordon off this side of the "infected" region and work out plans for going in and "disinfecting" it as soon as sufficient forces arrived.

If they take the colo nies and then put up a wall like this around the hub in all directions, the hub'll be cut off.

She looked somewhat like the idealized Akhbreed woman, and for colo nial races raised as inferiors on their looks and held up to Akhbreed standards of what was beautiful or handsome, the pair in front drew much attention.

The adepts at least knew there'd been a Changewind in the colo nies the night before and figured some outplaner had been caught and they were right.