noun, genitive Ar·gus [ahr-guh s] /ˈɑr gəs/ for 1.
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Contemporary Examples of argos
Or he was a great warrior from the fields of Argos, and he was a good potter, known to produce beautiful things.Denis O’Hare Talks About One-Man Show “An Iliad”
March 25, 2012
Historical Examples of argos
His meaning was that in Argos Agis had been too cold, and now he was too hot.Stories from Thucydides
H. L. Havell
This was the chief of all the hosts, Agamemnon, king of Mycenae and Argos.Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew
Josephine Preston Peabody
It was after this that his attention was drawn to the men of Argos.Agesilaus
Polynices now repaired to Argos, where he arrived in the dead of night.
The finest statue of this divinity was that by Polycletus at Argos.
noun Latin genitive Argus (ˈɑːɡəs)
name of the ship in which Jason and his companions sought the Fleece in Colchis, in Greek, literally "The Swift," from argos "swift" (adj.), an epithet, literally "shining, bright" (see argent; cf. also Sanskrit cognate rjrah "shining, glowing, bright," also "swift"), "because all swift motion causes a kind of glancing or flickering light" [Liddell and Scott].