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spiro

n. (context slang English) spironolactone.

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Spiro, OK -- U.S. town in Oklahoma
Population (2000): 2227
Housing Units (2000): 992
Land area (2000): 2.122053 sq. miles (5.496092 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.074914 sq. miles (0.194027 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 2.196967 sq. miles (5.690119 sq. km)
FIPS code: 69350
Located within: Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40
Location: 35.241464 N, 94.620717 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 74959
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
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Spiro

Spiro(s) or Spyro(s) may refer to:

  • ARA Spiro (P-43), the corvette of the Argentine Navy named after Samuel Spiro
  • , a Greek tanker in service 1974-75

  • Spiro Agnew, thirty-ninth Vice President of the United States
  • Spiro curves, i.e. Euler spirals
  • Spiro compound, a class of organic compound featuring two rings joined at one atom
  • Spiro (band), a musical group based in Bristol, England
  • Spiro (device), 1970s telephone hacking device
  • Spiro (name) or Spyro or Spyros, origin of the name and people with this name
  • Spiro, Oklahoma
    • Spiro Mounds, an archaeological site near Spiro, Oklahoma
  • Spirogermanium (NSC 192965), a metallic investigational anticancer drug
  • Spyro (series), a series of video games
    • Spyro the Dragon (video game), the first game in the series
    • Spyro the Dragon (character)
Spiro (name)

Spiro is a surname with a variety of origins, as well as a given name among Greek-speaking populations, Albanians, Montenegrins, Macedonians and the Christians of Lebanon.

Spiro (band)

Spiro is an instrumental musical group based in Bristol, England. They emerged from the Bristol session scene in 1993, first playing with each other (and others) at The Robin Hood public house, on St. Michael's Hill, in regular open sessions run by landlord and landlady, Simon and Sally Pyner, and soon settling on a line-up which remains unchanged to this day. They released three albums under the name The Famous Five (The Famous Five, 1993, Wasp With Horn, also 1993 and Lost in Fishponds, 1994, the first two on cassette only, the last being released on CD). The first cassette did not include Jon Hunt, but instead included Dave Thorogood on Uilleann and Scottish bagpipes and Noel Russell on Bodhran (it is possible that this is a mis-spelling of Bristolian percussionist, Neil Russell, ex- of Skin the Peeler).

Their first album under the name Spiro, Pole Star (1997), saw a development of their interest in fusing minimalist classical influences with the traditional music of the North of England. In 2009 they signed to UK label Real World Records, since when they have released three albums, Lightbox (2009), Kaleidophonica (2012) and Welcome Joy and Welcome Sorrow (2015) as well as a mini-album, The Vapourer (2013), with live recordings by the group and Moog versions of two of their compositions by Portishead's Adrian Utley.

Usage examples of "spiro".

Spiro and reported to Mary Lou that Spiro had saved his fingernail clippings in a glass jar.

I snagged Grandma Mazur by the elbow, gathered her belongings together, and steered her toward the door, almost knocking Spiro over in my haste.

Actually, I thought death was just a bit creepy, and I though Spiro was downright subterranean.

Daffy Duck mug with coffee, and picked through the contents of the envelope Spiro had given me.

Why Spiro would buy twenty-four of these crates was beyond my comprehension.

Maybe Mosel knew Spiro had caskets stashed here, and he tippy-toed in one dark night and swiped them.

There was another invitation from Spiro and a list of names from Eddie Gazarra.

My guess was that Spiro had screwed up and was trying to keep it from Con.

I got to thinking how Spiro, Kenny, and Moogey had been best friends all through school.

I could say some crazed mourner ran into the office and stuck it to Spiro and then ran off.

He gave me a fast glance, just enough to acknowledge my presence, and handed Spiro the putty.

Maybe Moogey found out about Spiro and Kenny stealing guns from the army.

You think Spiro could have emptied the caskets and hired me to cover his ass?

My gut instinct is that this started off with Kenny, Moogey, and Spiro, and somehow a fourth player came in and screwed everything up.

I think someone snatched the stuff out from under Kenny, Moogey, and Spiro and started them fighting among themselves.