noun, plural A·pol·los for 2, 3.
Examples from the Web for apollo
Well talking about big movies, you've been cast to play Apollo Creed's grandson in a new Rocky franchise installment.Michael B. Jordan: Playing a Black Superhero in 'Fantastic Four' Is a 'Huge Responsibility'|Kevin Fallon|September 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As the former CEO of Apollo Group, a large education holding company, Edelstein is helping Rwanda with its higher education.The American Elite Embraces a New Africa at D.C. Summit|Eleanor Clift|August 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Supporters of conspiracy peddler Alex Jones are FURIOUS that I dared to note his dismissal of the Apollo 11 mission.Dear Moon Landing Deniers: Sorry I Called You Moon Landing Deniers|Olivia Nuzzi|July 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is the 45th anniversary of the Apollo moon landings, a feat of rocketry that the Russians have never matched.Russia’s Missiles Stung the World Long Before MH17|Clive Irving|July 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The midseason finale of Mad Men, titled “Waterloo,” opened with Apollo 11 taking off toward the moon.Mad Men’s Game-Changing Midseason Finale, “Waterloo”: One Door Closes, Another Opens|Marlow Stern|May 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The mouse-name ‘Smintheus’ was given to Apollo in all the places mentioned by Strabo, ‘and many others.’Custom and Myth|Andrew Lang
"It is unfeeling of you to want to play with your Noah's ark to-day, Orion," said Apollo.A Little Mother to the Others|L. T. Meade
In the riper period of art the type is softer, and Apollo appears in a form which seeks to combine manhood and eternal youth.
So Apollo believed her words, and he went on through the land of the Phlegyes until he came to Krisa.Museum of Antiquity|L. W. Yaggy
Just so she had pictured to herself Apollo with the beautiful locks, guiding the sun-chariot.An Egyptian Princess, Complete|Georg Ebers
British Dictionary definitions for apollo (1 of 4)
noun plural -los
British Dictionary definitions for apollo (2 of 4)
noun plural -los
British Dictionary definitions for apollo (3 of 4)
British Dictionary definitions for apollo (4 of 4)
Word Origin and History for apollo
Olympian deity, god of music, poetry, medicine, etc., later identified with Helios, the sun god; the name is a Latin form of Greek Apollon, said to be perhaps related to an obsolete Greek verb meaning "to drive away" (evil, etc.) [Klein, citing Usener].
Culture definitions for apollo
The Greek and Roman god of poetry, prophecy, medicine, and light. Apollo represents all aspects of civilization and order. He was worshiped at the Delphic oracle, where a priestess gave forth his predictions. Zeus was his father, and Artemis was his sister. He is sometimes identified with Hyperion, the Titan he succeeded.