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Dido

Dido appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Dido’s last angel dismays yams; idle gnats also did.
  • Dido’s last angel disabused a jade sub as idle gnats also did.
  • Dido’s last angel disagreed I was sapid: I pass a wide erg as idle gnats also did.
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Definition of the noun dido

What does dido mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • dido: didoes / didos (variant)
  • Dido: -

  1. (Roman mythology) a princess of Tyre who was the founder and queen of Carthage; Virgil tells of her suicide when she was abandoned by Aeneas
    • domain: Roman mythology
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • instance of: princess = a female member of a royal family other than the queen

People

  1. Dido Florian Cloud de Bounevialle O'Malley Armstrong, known as Dido, is an English singer-songwriter. Dido attained international success with her debut album No Angel. It sold over 21 million copies worldwide, and won several awards, including the MTV Europe Music Award for Best New Act, two NRJ Awards for Best New Act and Best Album, and two Brit Awards for Best British Female and Best Album. Her next album, Life for Rent, continued her success with the hit singles "White Flag" and "Life for Rent".
    • also known as Didio, Dido Armstrong, Florian Cloud de Bounevialle Armstrong, Florian Cloud de Bounevialle O'Malley Armstrong, Dido Florian Cloud de Bounevialle O'Malley Armstrong
    • born on (44 years ago) in Kensington, child of Clare O'Malley Armstrong and William O'Malley Armstrong
    • ethnicity: English people
    • nationality: United Kingdom
    • education:
    • profession: Musician, singer-songwriter
    • member of musical group Band Aid 20 (Vocals) in
    • Marriage with Rohan Gavin
    • parent of Stanley Gavin
    • genres: Pop music, Electronica, Pop rock, Folk music, Alternative rock, Trip hop
    • albums: "No Angel", "One Step Too Far", "Here With Me", "Thank You", "Hunter", "White Flag", "Life for Rent", "Don't Leave Home", "Sand in My Shoes", "Dido Live", "No Angel: The Remixes", "Safe Trip Home", "Dido Does Dublin", "Don't Believe in Love", "Everything to Lose", "The Best & New 2003", "The Best of Dido", "Life for Rent / No Angel", "All You Want / Christmas Day", "Girl Who Got Away", "No Freedom", "Let Us Move On", "End of Night", "Greatest Hits", "The Highbury Fields EP", "Don't Think of Me", "Quiet Times", "Odds & Ends"
    • filmography: played Stan's Girlfriend in "Eminem: E"
    • some of the nominations and awards:
        • nominated to MTV Video Music Award for Video of the Year - "Stan", with Eminem
        • nominated to MTV Video Music Award for Best Male Video - "Stan", with Eminem
        • nominated to MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video - "Thank You"
        • nominated to MTV Video Music Award for Best Rap Video - "Stan", with Eminem
        • nominated to MTV Video Music Award for Best Direction - "Stan" (Directors: Dr. Dre and Phillip Atwell), with Eminem
        • nominated to MTV Video Music Award for Best Cinematography - "Stan" (Director of Photography: Dariusz Wolski), with Eminem
        • nominated to BET Award for Video of the Year - "Stan", with Eminem
        • nominated to Brit Award for British Female Solo Artist
        • nominated to Billboard Music Award for Top Female Artist
        • nominated to MTV Europe Music Award for Best Female
        • nominated to MTV Europe Music Award for Best New Act
        • nominated to MTV Europe Music Award for Best Song - "Stan", with Eminem
        • nominated to MTV Europe Music Award for Best Album - "No Angel"
        • MTV Europe Music Award for Best New Act
        • nominated to Razzie Award for Worst Original Song - "Crossroads" (For the song "I'm Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman".), with Max Martin, Britney Spears, Rami Yacoub
        • nominated to Brit Award for British Female Solo Artist
        • nominated to Brit Award for MasterCard British Album of the Year - "No Angel"
        • nominated to Brit Award for British Video - "Thank You"
        • nominated to Echo Award for Best International Newcomer - "No Angel"
        • nominated to Echo Award for Best International Rock/Pop Female Artist - "No Angel"
        • nominated to World Music Award for World's Best Selling British Artist
        • nominated to World Music Award for World’s Best Selling Female Pop Artist
        • nominated to World Music Award for World's Best Selling Adult Contemporary Artist
        • Razzie Award for Worst Original Song - "Crossroads" (For the song "I'm Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman".), with Rami Yacoub, Britney Spears, Max Martin
        • Brit Award for British Female Solo Artist
        • Brit Award for MasterCard British Album of the Year - "No Angel"
        • Echo Award for Best International Rock/Pop Female Artist - "No Angel"
        • World Music Award for World's Best Selling British Artist
        • World Music Award for World’s Best Selling Female Pop Artist
        • World Music Award for World's Best Selling Adult Contemporary Artist
        • nominated to Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance - "White Flag"
        • nominated to World Music Award for World's Best British Female Artist
        • World Music Award for World's Best British Female Artist
        • nominated to Brit Award for British Female Solo Artist
        • nominated to Brit Award for British Single - "White Flag"
        • nominated to Brit Award for MasterCard British Album of the Year - "Life for Rent"
        • nominated to Echo Award for Best International Rock/Pop Female Artist - "Life for Rent"
        • nominated to Echo Award for Best Single of the Year (International) - "White Flag"
        • nominated to World Music Award for World's Best Selling British Artist
        • nominated to MTV Europe Music Award for Best Album - "Life for Rent"
        • Brit Award for British Female Solo Artist
        • Brit Award for British Single - "White Flag"
        • World Music Award for World's Best Selling British Artist
        • nominated to Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Song - "If I Rise" (from 127 Hours), with A. R. Rahman & Rollo Armstrong
        • nominated to Academy Award for Best Original Song - "If I Rise" (127 Hours), with A. R. Rahman & Rollo Armstrong
        • nominated to Satellite Award for Best Original Song - "If I Rise" (from 127 Hours), with A. R. Rahman & Rollo Armstrong
        • nominated to Brits Album of 30 Years Award - "No Angel"
        • Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Song - "If I Rise" (from 127 Hours), with A. R. Rahman & Rollo Armstrong
        • nominated to World Music Award for World’s Best Album - "Girl Who Got Away"
        • nominated to World Music Award for World’s Best Female Artist
        • nominated to World Music Award for World’s Best Live Act
        • nominated to World Music Award for World’s Best Entertainer of the Year
    • official website: www.didomusic.com
  2. Dido was, according to ancient Greek and Roman sources, the founder and first Queen of Carthage. She is primarily known from the account given by the Roman poet Virgil in his Aeneid. In some sources she is also known as Elissa.
  3. Dido: Edson Silva, also known by the nickname Dido, is a former Brazilian association football player who played for Campeonato Brasileiro Série A clubs Flamengo and Santos. He holds a Dutch passport.
    • born on (53 years ago) in Brazil
    • nationality: Brazil
  4. Dido a.k.a. Diana Detre: Diána Detre is a Hungarian windsurfer, who specialized in Neil Pryde RS:X class.

There are other people with in their name, like Fido Dido, Dido Miles, Dido Camara, Dido Merwin, Dido Milroy, Dido Renoir, Philip Dido, Dido Castelli, Dido Dela Paz, Dido Havenaar and many others.

Characters

  1. Dido: The representation in fiction of the historical Dido, Queen of Carthage.
  2. Dido is a fictional character from the 2005 film Dido & Aeneas: A Choreographic Opera.
  3. Dido is a fictional character from the 1978 film Pagputi ng Uwak, Pag-Itim ng Tagak.
  4. Dido is a fictional character from the play An Octoroon.

There are other characters with in their name, like Fido Dido and Dido Elizabeth Belle.

Writings

  1. "Dido" is a book by Joseph Reed.
    • also known as "Dido a tragedy"
  2. "Dido" is a book by Francis Cowley Burnand.
    • also known as "Dido; a tragical, classical, and original burlesque. In one act"

Place

DIDO was a nuclear reactor at the Atomic Energy Research Establishment at Harwell, Oxfordshire in the United Kingdom. It used enriched uranium metal fuel, and heavy water as both neutron moderator and primary coolant. There was also a graphite neutron reflector surrounding the core.

Miscellanea

  1. DIDO is a MATLAB optimal control tool for solving general-purpose hybrid optimal control problems. Powered by the pseudospectral optimal control theory of Ross and Fahroo, the general-purpose optimal control program is named after Dido, the legendary founder and first queen of Carthage who is famous in mathematics for her remarkable solution to a constrained optimal control problem even before the invention of calculus.
  2. Dido, a WYSIWYG-editable version of Exhibit . With Dido you can edit the data you are looking at, as well as the Exhibit visualization, right inside the page. Then you can save the page to persist your changes. All the functionality---exhibit, data, and editor---is in the document itself, so you don't even need a web connection to use it.

Phrases with Dido

  1. Osmia dido
  2. Appias Dido
  3. Arctia Dido
  4. Glenea Dido
  5. Lerema Dido
  6. Ligyra Dido
  7. Tipula dido
  8. Parides Dido
  9. Deudorix Dido
  10. Hoplitis dido
  11. Apanteles Dido
  12. Hoplosmia dido
  13. Bunaeopsis Dido
  14. Heliconius Dido
  15. Incoblatta Dido
  16. Inodrillia dido
  17. Metaphycus Dido
  18. Molophilus Dido
  19. Calliscelio dido
  20. Hyperalonia Dido

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Dido

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Google previewRemarks and Dissertations on Virgil (1768)

With Some Other Classical Observations by Joseph Spence

" + Аeneas's reafon for leaving Dido is the very ftrongeft that could have been given, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Comparative Iconography (2013)

Themes Depicted in Works of Art by Helene E. Roberts

Virgil tells of Venus and Juno, wife of the king of the gods, collaborating to bring about the turbulent love affair between Dido, the queen of Carthage, in North Africa, and Aeneas, the Trojan exile (Aeneid, IV). Juno wanted to divert the Trojans ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Goddesses and Heroines (2014)

Revised by Patricia Monaghan, PhD

dido A Carthaginian queen seduced and abandoned by the wandering Trojan Aeneas, Dido killed herself rather than face public dishonor as a ruler whose wishes could be flouted. But behind this legendary figure ...

Google previewThe Spenser Encyclopedia (2003)

by A.C. Hamilton

It was most notoriously and influentially adapted by Virgil in the Aeneid, where Dido combinesthe dignity of Trogus' queen with the passionate barbarism ofhis principal literary model, the Medea of Apollonius Rhodius' Argonautica (see Otis ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica, Or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1810)

It was Dido. purchased by the empress of Russia, who, with the king of Prussia, was at that time the great encourager and promoter of literature and literary men. These sovereigns were also confidered as disciples of the French school.

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Sign language

White flag by dido - British sign language

Quotes about Dido

I really enjoy being single again. I spent a lot of time in a relationship and the nearer we came to the end, the more difficult it got. You don't see things clearly as long as you're still involved. (Dido)
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Scrabble value of D2I1D2O1

The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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