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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ Billed as a remoulade, it was more like a homemade mayo with lots of chopped capers and fresh tarragon.
▪ Shaw might as well have asked him if he preferred mustard or mayo on a sandwich.
▪ The top piece of bread is a mirror of the bottom, spread with mayo and mustard.
▪ Use instead of mustard or mayo.
▪ Will the binder be potato, bread crumbs, mayo or a combination?
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

shortened form of mayonnaise, first attested c.1930.


n. (short form of mayonnaise English)


n. egg yolks and oil and vinegar [syn: mayonnaise]

Mayo, FL -- U.S. town in Florida
Population (2000): 988
Housing Units (2000): 365
Land area (2000): 0.817115 sq. miles (2.116318 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.817115 sq. miles (2.116318 sq. km)
FIPS code: 43575
Located within: Florida (FL), FIPS 12
Location: 30.051947 N, 83.175676 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 32066
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Mayo, FL
Mayo, SC -- U.S. Census Designated Place in South Carolina
Population (2000): 1842
Housing Units (2000): 773
Land area (2000): 3.118713 sq. miles (8.077429 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 3.118713 sq. miles (8.077429 sq. km)
FIPS code: 45430
Located within: South Carolina (SC), FIPS 45
Location: 35.088031 N, 81.851034 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Mayo, SC
Mayo, MD -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Maryland
Population (2000): 3153
Housing Units (2000): 1303
Land area (2000): 2.535051 sq. miles (6.565751 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 2.147124 sq. miles (5.561026 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 4.682175 sq. miles (12.126777 sq. km)
FIPS code: 51575
Located within: Maryland (MD), FIPS 24
Location: 38.893264 N, 76.504371 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Mayo, MD

Mayo may refer to:

Mayo (Dáil Éireann constituency)

Mayo is a parliamentary constituency represented in Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Irish parliament or Oireachtas. The constituency elects 4 deputies ( Teachtaí Dála, commonly known as TDs). The method of election is the single transferable vote form of proportional representation (PR-STV).

Mayo (UK Parliament constituency)

Mayo was a parliamentary constituency in Ireland, which returned two Members of Parliament (MPs) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1801 to 1885.

Mayo (TV series)

Mayo was a comedy detective drama television series made by the BBC and starring Alistair McGowan, Jessica Oyelowo, Huw Rhys and Louise Brealey. The series is based on a popular series of Gil Mayo mysteries books by Marjorie Eccles. It was filmed on location in and around Leamington Spa. The series began broadcasting on BBC One in March 2006. It was broadcast in Australia on ABC1 in mid-2008, and repeated on 7Two in 2011, under the title The Gil Mayo Mysteries.

On 23 March 2007 Alistair McGowan confirmed that there would be no more series of Mayo.

Mayo (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

Mayo was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons from 1611 to 1800. Between 1725 and 1793 Catholics and those married to Catholics could not vote.

Mayo (given name)

Mayo is the given name of:

  • Mayo Hibi (born 1996), Japanese tennis player
  • Mayo Methot (1904-1951), American actress, third wife of Humphrey Bogart
  • Mayo Okamoto (born 1974), Japanese singer-songwriter
  • Mayo Smith (1915–1977), American baseball player and manager
  • Mayo Suzukaze (born 1960), Japanese actress
  • Mayo Thompson (born 1944), American musician and visual artist
  • Mayo Yamaura (born 1984), Japanese curler
Mayo (surname)

Mayo is the surname of:

  • Abdul Ghafoor Khan Mayo, a provincial minister in Punjab
  • Aimee Mayo (born 1971), American songwriter
  • Archie Mayo (1891–1968), American movie director and stage actor
  • Arthur Mayo (naval officer) (1840–1920), recipient of the Victoria Cross
  • Arthur Mayo (politician) (1936-2015), American politician
  • Barry Mayo, radio executive
  • Bernard Mayo (1921–2000), philosopher
  • Bill Mayo, American college football player
  • Bob Mayo (1951–2004), American musician
  • Brad Mayo (born 1980), American politician
  • Charles Mayo (disambiguation)
  • Christine Mayo (1884–1963), American silent film actress
  • Danny Mayo (1950-1999), American songwriter
  • David Mayo (American football) (born 1991), National Football League player
  • Deron Mayo (born 1988), American linebacker in the Canadian Football League
  • E. L. Mayo (1904-1979), American poet
  • Ed Mayo, Secretary General of Co-operatives UK
  • Eddie Mayo (1910-2006), American Major League Baseball player
  • George Elton Mayo (1880–1949), Australian psychologist and sociologist
  • Frank Mayo (disambiguation)
  • Gabby Mayo (born 1989), American sprinter
  • George Mayo (1807–1894) medical practitioner in South Australia
  • Gilmar Mayo (born 1969), Colombian high jumper
  • Helen Mayo (1878–1967), Australian women's health pioneer
  • Henry T. Mayo (1856-1937), American admiral
  • Herbert Mayo (1796–1888), British physiologist, anatomist and medical writer
  • Iban Mayo (born 1977), professional bicycle racer
  • Isaac Mayo (1794–1861), United States Navy officer
  • Isaac Mayo (Surfman USCG), 19th century junior surfman in the United States Life-Saving Service, a predecessor of the Coast Guard
  • Jerod Mayo (born 1986), American National Football League player
  • Joaquín Loyo Mayo (1945-2014), Mexican tennis player
  • John Mayo (minister) (died 1682), Puritan minister in Boston, Massachusetts
  • John C. C. Mayo (1864–1914), American entrepreneur, educator and politician
  • Katherine Mayo (1867–1940), American writer and journalist
  • Manolito Tolentino Mayo (1955–1983), Philippine artist
  • Margaret Mayo (disambiguation)
  • Michael "Mike" Mayo (born 1982), American professional wrestler under the ring name Mike Kruel
  • O. J. Mayo (born 1987), American National Basketball Association player
  • Paige Mayo (born 1986), American professional wrestling personality
  • Patrick Mayo (born 1973), South African soccer player
  • Paul Mayo (born 1981), English footballer
  • Rahn Mayo, American politician who assumed office in 2009
  • Richard Mayo (disambiguation)
  • Robert Mayo (disambiguation)
  • Sardar Tufail Ahmad Khan Mayo (born 1943), Pakistani politician
  • Tariq Shabbir Khan Mayo, Pakistani legislator
  • Thomas Mayo (disambiguation)
  • Simon Mayo (born 1958), disc jockey
  • Virginia Mayo (1920–2005), American film actress
  • Whitman Mayo (1930–2001), American television actor
  • William Mayo (disambiguation)

Usage examples of "mayo".

CHAPTER ONE BIG JOE, the tiger cat, poised for another playful spring at the tangle of cod line Asey Mayo was patiently unwinding in the woodshed of his Cape Cod home, abruptly changed his mind in mid - air.

If Asey Mayo had found them strewn like autumn leaves around the roads, why then someone else had filched them and done the strewing, not them!

Charles would have suggested that they pretend to retire, just in case Asey Mayo decided to follow them and check up.

If the Burg was a food, it would be pasta-penne rigate, ziti, fettuccine, spaghetti, and elbow macaroni, swimming in marinara, cheese sauce, or mayo.

They were at the Mayo Clinic, and this kid had just been diagnosed as having osteogenic sarcoma of the left wrist.

Acts, as amended by this Act, each of the following administrative counties, that is to say, the counties of Donegal, Sligo, Leitrim, Roscommon, Mayo, Galway, and Kerry, shall be a congested districts county, the six rural districts of Ballyvaghan, Ennistymon, Kilrush, Scariff, Tulla, and Killadysert, in the county of Clare, shall together form one congested districts county, and the four rural districts of Bantry, Castletown, Schull, and Skibbereen, in the county of Cork, shall together form one congested districts county.

So he told the people how the Saint, of whom they had all heard, had sailed northwestward from Mayo, on Erin.

Lunch also bustles with locals who come for simple, fresh fare like grilled hamburgers with Gorgonzola, grilled-chicken Caesar salad, roast lamb sandwich with minted mayo and roasted shallots on rosemary bread, and lentil bulgur orzo salad.

North American Indians, mainly of the Mayo and Yaqui tribes, found chiefly in Mexico, belonging to the Piman family, and numbering some 40,000.

Comprising the whole of the counties of Donegal, Leitrim, Sligo, Roscommon, Mayo, Galway, Kerry, and parts of the counties of Clare and Cork.

The old men used to talk about Yaquis and Mayos and Tarahumaras who still fought in the Sierras, but that was when I was a boy.

Brennan is backing a man named Mayo, one of the tracklayers, against Sam Calkins, a conductor.

There have been autopsies on Sheridan, Bjornsen and Luther, and the results were exactly the same as in the cases of Mayo and Webb.

Mayo turned to the ring, but Sam Calkins was down and he was not getting up.

Knowles, the ingenious Quaker lady, Miss Seward, the poetess of Lichfield, the Reverend Dr. Mayo, and the Rev.