Definition of Delphi

1. Noun. An ancient Greek city on the slopes of Mount Parnassus; site of the oracle of Delphi.

Terms within: Delphic Oracle, Oracle Of Apollo, Oracle Of Delphi, Temple Of Apollo
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic
Derivative terms: Delphian

Definition of Delphi

1. Proper noun. A city of ancient Greece. ¹

2. Proper noun. A programming language based on PASCAL. ¹

3. Proper noun. A method for obtaining consensus from a group of experts; ''see'' Delphi method in Wikipedia. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Delphi

Delivered At Frontier
Delivered Duty Paid
Delivered Duty Unpaid
Delivered Ex Quay
Delivered Ex Ship
Delmonico steak
Delmonico steaks
Delonix regia
Delphi (current term)
Delphic oracle
Delphinapterus leucas
Delphinium ajacis
Delphinus delphis

Literary usage of Delphi

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa by Edward Daniel Clarke (1818)
"At about half an hour's distance from Delphi, we found the remains of an ... One place, in particular, near to Delphi, exhibited several works of this kind ..."

2. Greece: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm), Karl Baedeker (1894)
"Not less than half-a-day should he devoted to Delphi. Corinth, see p. 232. The steamboat-quay is ! ..."

3. Travels in Italy, Greece and the Ionian Islands: In a Series of Letters by Hugh William Williams (1820)
"Delphi. Reception on our arrival at the Priest's—Description of his House.—Castalian Spring.—Chapel of St John—Monastery of Panagia—Village of ..."

4. The History of Greece by Connop Thirlwall (1855)
"The Celts before Delphi. had been posted, as in the Persian war, to guard the descent on the opposite side; but a mist concealed the approach of the Celts, ..."

5. Municipal and Institutional Libraries of Indiana: History, Conditon and by William Elmer Henry, Indiana Louisiana purchase exposition commission (1904)
"Delphi PUBLIC LIBRARY. The Delphi Public Library was organized in June, 1897, under the law of 1883. The school library, the old township library with the ..."

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