Delphi

[ del-fahy ]
/ ˈdɛl faɪ /
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noun

an ancient city in central Greece, in Phocis: site of an oracle of Apollo.

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Delphi

/ (ˈdɛlfɪ) /

noun

an ancient Greek city on the S slopes of Mount Parnassus: site of the most famous oracle of Apollo
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Word Origin and History for delphi

Delphi

oracle town on slopes of Mount Parnassus, from Greek delphis "dolphin" (see dolphin). Supposedly Apollo assumed this form to found the shrine.

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