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Ado (ä´dō), city (1987 est. pop. 287,000), SW Nigeria. Located in a region where rice, corn, cassava, and yams are grown. Traditionally an important cotton-weaving town, Ado also manufactures bricks, tile, and pottery. Ado was the capital of the Yoruba Ekiti state that was probably founded in the 15th cent. It alternated between independence and subjection to Benin until the British gained control in 1894. The city is sometimes known as Ado-Ekiti.

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a·do / əˈdoō/ • n. trouble or difficulty: she had much ado to keep up with him. ∎  fuss, esp. about something that is unimportant: on the face of it, this is much ado about almost nothing. PHRASES: without further ado without any fuss or delay; immediately.

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ado (arch., dial., first in northern and eastern areas) dealings, trouble, fuss. XIV. f. phr. at do, f. adoption of ON. at (see AT) + DO1; corr. to the native formation TO-DO.

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ADO

ADO (USA) advanced development objective
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