Definition for argos (2 of 2)
noun, genitive Ar·gus [ahr-guh s] /ˈɑr gəs/ for 1.
Examples from the Web for argos
Or he was a great warrior from the fields of Argos, and he was a good potter, known to produce beautiful things.
Now this man was none other than Danaë's father, the old king of Argos.Old Greek Stories|James Baldwin
The position of the akropolis at Mykn differs widely from that of either of the neighbouring akropoleis of Tiryns and Argos.Studies of Travel - Greece|Edward A. Freeman
Here the same difficulty occurred which had broken up the negotiations at Argos.Xerxes|Jacob Abbott
British Dictionary definitions for argos (1 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for argos (2 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for argos (3 of 3)
noun Latin genitive Argus (ˈɑːɡəs)
Word Origin and History for argos
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].