Lido

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For other uses, see Lido (disambiguation). Lido_sentence_0

In British English, a lido (/ˈliːdoʊ/ LEE-doh, /ˈlaɪdoʊ/ LY-doh) is a public outdoor swimming pool and surrounding facilities, or part of a beach where people can swim, lie in the sun, or participate in water sports. Lido_sentence_1

On a cruise ship or ocean liner, the lido deck features outdoor pools and related facilities. Lido_sentence_2

Lido, an Italian word for "beach", forms part of the place names of several Italian seaside towns known for their beaches, such as Lido di Venezia, the barrier beach enclosing the Venetian Lagoon. Lido_sentence_3

The term may have found its way into English via English visitors returning from the Lido di Venezia, where sea-bathing took place from the late-19th century. Lido_sentence_4

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