from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- An ancient town of central Greece near Mount Parnassus. Dating to at least the seventh century B.C., it was the seat of a famous oracle of Apollo.
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- proper n. A city of ancient Greece.
- proper n. A programming language based on PASCAL.
- proper n. A method for obtaining consensus from a group of experts; see Delphi method in Wikipedia.
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- n. an ancient Greek city on the slopes of Mount Parnassus; site of the oracle of Delphi
From the same root as Ancient Greek δελφύς (delphys, "womb"). (Wiktionary)