Delphi

Delphi

[del-fahy]
noun
an ancient city in central Greece, in Phocis: site of an oracle of Apollo.
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Delphi (ˈdɛlfɪ)
 
n
an ancient Greek city on the S slopes of Mount Parnassus: site of the most famous oracle of Apollo

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Delphi
oracle town on slopes of Mount Parnassus, from Gk. delphis "dolphin" (see dolphin). Supposedly Apollo assumed this form to found the shrine. Related: Delphic (1590s).
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Delphi definition


1. A US Internet service provider.
[Addresses?]
(1995-04-06)
2. Borland's Object Oriented Pascal (OOPascal) Rapid Application Development package for Microsoft Windows. Delphi combines visual, component-based design with an optimising native code compiler and scalable database access.
(1996-05-27)
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