Definitions for ARGOˈɑr goʊ; ˈɑr gəs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Ar•go*ˈɑr goʊ; ˈɑr gəs(n.)Ar•gus

  1. a very large southern constellation, now divided into four, lying south of Canis Major.

    Category: Astronomy

  2. (italics) the ship in which Jason sailed in quest of the Golden Fleece.

    Category: Mythology

* gen.. for 1 ..

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Argo(noun)

    formerly a large constellation in the southern hemisphere between Canis Major and the Southern Cross; now divided into Carina and Pyxis and Puppis and Vela

Wiktionary

  1. Argo(ProperNoun)

    The ship in which Jason and the Argonauts sailed on their quest for the Golden Fleece.

  2. Argo(ProperNoun)

    Argo Navis, a large constellation in the southern hemisphere, now divided into Carina, Puppis, and Vela.

  3. Origin: From Argo, from Ἀργώ, the mythical ship of the Argonauts

Webster Dictionary

  1. Argo(noun)

    the name of the ship which carried Jason and his fifty-four companions to Colchis, in quest of the Golden Fleece

  2. Argo(noun)

    a large constellation in the southern hemisphere, called also Argo Navis. In modern astronomy it is replaced by its three divisions, Carina, Puppis, and Vela

Freebase

  1. Argo

    In Greek mythology, the Argo was the ship on which Jason and the Argonauts sailed from Iolcos to retrieve the Golden Fleece. It was named after its builder, Argus.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

cant(noun)

the special slang of a particular group of people

thieves' cant.

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