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DELPHI

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Delphi mean? 

DELPHI (noun)
  The noun DELPHI has 1 sense:

1. an ancient Greek city on the slopes of Mount Parnassus; site of the oracle of Delphi

  Familiarity information: DELPHI used as a noun is very rare.


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DELPHI (noun)


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Meaning:

An ancient Greek city on the slopes of Mount Parnassus; site of the oracle of Delphi

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Instance hypernyms:

city; metropolis; urban center (a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts)

Meronyms (parts of "Delphi"):

Delphic oracle; Oracle of Apollo; oracle of Delphi; Temple of Apollo ((Greek mythology) the oracle at Delphi where a priestess supposedly delivered messages from Apollo to those who sought advice; the messages were usually obscure or ambiguous)

Holonyms ("Delphi" is a part of...):

Ellas; Greece; Hellenic Republic (a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil)


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