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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A city of ancient Greece in the northeast Peloponnesus on an inlet of the Aegean Sea. Inhabited from the early Bronze Age, it was one of the most powerful cities of ancient Greece until the rise of Sparta.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun an ancient city in SE Greece; dominated the Peloponnese in the 7th century BC.

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  • proper noun A city in Greece, in the Peloponnese.
  • proper noun The dog of Odysseus in Homer's Odyssey.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an ancient city in southeastern Greece; dominated the Peloponnese in the 7th century BC

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek Ἄργος (Argos).

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