Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • An ancient town of central Greece near Mount Parnassus. Dating to at least the seventh century B.C., it was the seat of a famous oracle of Apollo.

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  • proper n. A city of ancient Greece.
  • proper n. A programming language based on PASCAL.
  • proper n. A method for obtaining consensus from a group of experts; see Delphi method in Wikipedia.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an ancient Greek city on the slopes of Mount Parnassus; site of the oracle of Delphi

Etymologies

From the same root as Ancient Greek δελφύς (delphys, "womb"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • DELPHI -- Unable to pay the bill, Dolly Speer of Delphi had her gas service disconnected earlier this month.

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  • DELPHI -- Peter Kieran Leahy, 80, died at 3: 40 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Delphi.

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  • DELPHI -- Delphi volleyball coach Suzanne Hughes likes to bet on her team.

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  • DELPHI - A fire has destroyed a historic building in the northern Indiana city of Delphi that housed a tavern and ...

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  • DELPHI -- A Saturday morning fire damaged a Delphi house but caused no injuries, officials said.

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  • DELPHI -- Jewell Clouse Freeman, 50, of Delphi, died Thursday, June 25, 2009, at Home Hospital in Lafayette.

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  • DELPHI -- Ralph Edgar Godbey, 69, of Delphi, died at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 7, 2009, at his residence.

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  • NSA operative and Athena graduate Allison Gracelyn code name Delphi is stunned when she realizes she has been framed as a traitor.

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  • But the other, Indiana Packers in Delphi, Ind., has several possible cases that are being investigated.

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  • After a brief fling with Turbo C++ 3.0, I went on to program in Delphi from 1997 to 2003, with sporadic uses until 2006.

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  • Delphi is both a mature environment and a powerful language. --Wordnik example sentence.

    October 11, 2011

  • Delphi (Greek ??????) is an archaeological site and a modern town in Greece on the south-western spur of Mount Parnassus in the valley of Phocis. Delphi was the site of the Delphic oracle, the most important oracle in the classical Greek world, when it was a major site for the worship of the god Apollo. - From Wikipedia

    April 5, 2009