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Words nearby Delphic oracle
British Dictionary definitions for Delphic oracle
Cultural definitions for Delphic oracle
The most famous oracle in Greece, and the location of a temple of Apollo; it was also known as the oracle of Delphi. At the oracle, a priestess went into a trance, supposedly breathed vapors from a cleft in the rocks, and delivered messages from Apollo to persons who sought her advice. These messages were often difficult to interpret.