Word Origin for Ogygian
Examples from the Web for ogygian
The Ogygian Islands are not far distant from the haven of Sammalo.Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete.|Francois Rabelais
It must be remembered that it was the Ogygian deluge which was said to have been partial and to have inundated Attica.Tradition|John Francis Arundell
More sad and more despairing than Ulysses on the Ogygian shore, he too wasted away with home-sickness.Cord and Creese|James de Mille
Whenever Athens, or any other Greek city, is spoken of with any peculiar reverence, it is called “Ogygian.”Modern Painters, Volume V (of 5)|John Ruskin
1843, "of great antiquity or age," from Greek Ogygos, name of a mythical Attic or Boeotian king who even in classical times was thought to have lived very long ago. Also sometimes with reference to a famous flood said to have occurred in his day.