What does Argos mean?

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ˈɑr gɒs, -gəsAr·gos

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Argos(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. Argos(ProperNoun)

    A city in Greece, in the Peloponnese.

    Etymology: From Ἄργος.

  2. Argos(ProperNoun)

    The dog of Odysseus in Homer's Odyssey.

    Etymology: From Ἄργος.

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  1. Argos

    Argos is a city and a former municipality in Argolis, Peloponnese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Argos-Mykines, of which it is a municipal unit. It is 11 kilometres from Nafplion, which was its historic harbour. A settlement of great antiquity, Argos has been continuously inhabited as at least a substantial village for the past 7,000 years,. The city is a member of the Most Ancient European Towns Network. At a strategic location on the fertile plain of Argolis, Argos was a major stronghold during the Mycenaean era. In classical times Argos was a powerful rival of Sparta for dominance over the Peloponnese, but was eventually shunned by other Greek city-states, after remaining neutral during the Greco-Persian Wars. Numerous ancient monuments can be found in the city today, the most famous of which is the Heraion of Argos, though agriculture is the mainstay of the local economy.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. argos

    (now Panitza). An ancient city of Greece; near here, in 272 B.C., Antigonus Gonatas, king of Macedon, defeated the army of Pyrrhus, king of Epirus; the latter was killed.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Argos in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Argos in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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