meaning of Argive

Argive meaning in General Dictionary

Of or overall performance to Argos the capital of Argolis in Greece

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  • of or relating to the ancient Greek city of Argos or its folks
  • a native or inhabitant of this town of Argos
  • Of or performance to Argos, the main city of Argolis in Greece.
  • A native of Argos. Usually utilized as a generic term, equivalent to Grecian or Greek.

Argive meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"of Argos," thus, especially in Homeric consumption, "the Greeks," as a byword for Achaean (he describes Agamemnon as master of Argos), 1520s, from Latin Argivus, from Greek Argeios "of Argos."


Argive meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Of or overall performance to Argos, the administrative centre of Argolis in Greece.

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  • (letter.) A native of Argos. Frequently used as a generic term, comparable to Grecian or Greek.

Sentence Examples with the word Argive

After the conclusion of the peace of Nicias (421 B.C.) he marched against the Argives in defence of Epidaurus, and after skilful manoeuvring surrounded the Argive army, and seemed to have victory within his grasp when he unaccountably concluded a four months' truce and withdrew his forces.

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