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1. Of or relating to Argos or the ancient region of Argolis.
2. Of or relating to Greece or the Greeks.
A Greek, especially an inhabitant of Argos or Argolis.
[Latin Argīvus, from Greek Argeios, from Argos.]
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1. (Peoples) (in Homer, Virgil, etc) of or relating to the Greeks besieging Troy, esp those from Argos
2. (Historical Terms) (in Homer, Virgil, etc) of or relating to the Greeks besieging Troy, esp those from Argos
3. (Placename) of or relating to Argos or Argolis
4. (Placename) a literary word for Greek
5. (Peoples) an ancient Greek, esp one from Argos or Argolis
6. (Historical Terms) an ancient Greek, esp one from Argos or Argolis
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Ar•give(ˈɑr dʒaɪv, -gaɪv)
1. of or pertaining to Argos.
2. (in the Iliad and Odyssey) Greek (def. 1).n.
3. a native or inhabitant of Argos.
4. (in the Iliad and Odyssey) Greek (def. 3).
[1590–1600; < Latin Argīvus < Greek Argeîos of Argos]
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|Noun||1.||Argive - a native or inhabitant of the city of Argos|
|Adj.||1.||Argive - of or relating to the ancient Greek city of Argos or its people|
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