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Definitions for argo
ˈɑr goʊ; ˈɑr gəsar·go

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Argonoun

    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


  1. Argonoun

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

  2. Argonoun

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

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


  1. argo

    Argo can refer to several different things, depending on the context: 1) In Greek mythology, Argo was the ship on which Jason and the Argonauts sailed to retrieve the Golden Fleece. 2) In astronomy, Argo is a large constellation in the southern hemisphere, now divided into three parts: Carina, Puppis, and Vela. 3) In oceanography, Argo is a system of ocean-based observatories which collect information on the temperature and salinity of the ocean. 4) "Argo" is also the title of a 2012 American historical drama film directed by Ben Affleck. 5) Argo Group, is an international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products in areas of the property and casualty market. 6) Argo AI is an autonomous driving technology company backed by Ford and Volkswagen. Therefore, the general definition of Argo depends on the context it’s being used in.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Argonoun

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

  2. Argonoun

    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

  3. Etymology: [L. Argo, Gr. .]


  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.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. argo

    A name famous from Jason's romantic expedition, but absurdly quoted as the first ship, for the fleets of Danaus and Minos are mentioned long before, and the Argo herself was chased by a squadron under Æetes.

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  2. ARGO

    What does ARGO stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the ARGO acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. ARGO

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Argo is ranked #8635 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Argo surname appeared 3,808 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Argo.

    90.6% or 3,453 total occurrences were White.
    3.5% or 134 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.4% or 95 total occurrences were Black.
    1.8% or 69 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1% or 38 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 19 total occurrences were Asian.

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Anagrams for argo »

  1. agro

  2. gora

  3. garo

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of argo in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of argo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of argo in a Sentence

  1. Judith Curry:

    The new NOAA dataset disagrees with a UK dataset, which is generally regarded as the gold standard for global sea surface temperature datasets, the new dataset also disagrees with ARGO buoys and satellite analyses.

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