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Meaning of ARGO

Pronunciation:  'ârgow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  formerly a large constellation in the southern hemisphere between Canis Major and the Southern Cross; now divided into Carina and Pyxis and Puppis and Vela
 

ARGO is a 4 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: Carina, constellation, Puppis, Pyxis, Vela

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ar"go\, n. [L. Argo, Gr. ?.]
1. (Myth.) The name of the ship which carried Jason and his
   fifty-four companions to Colchis, in quest of the Golden
   Fleece.

2. (Astron.) A large constellation in the southern
   hemisphere, called also {Argo Navis}. In modern astronomy
   it is replaced by its three divisions, Carina, Puppis, and
   Vela.

 

 

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