Ar·​go ˈär-(ˌ)gō How to pronounce Argo (audio)
: a large former constellation in the southern hemisphere lying principally between Canis Major and the Southern Cross that is now divided into the constellations of Puppis, Vela, and Carina

Examples of Argo in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Messina, 49, first worked with Affleck, 51, on the Academy Award-winning 2012 movie Argo shortly after he and the actor/filmmaker connected at a mutual friend's wedding. Tommy McArdle, Peoplemag, 15 Dec. 2023 With cross-town rival Ford pulling the plug on its Argo AI self-driving investment late last year, the path looked increasingly clear for Barra, too. Christiaan Hetzner, Fortune, 15 Dec. 2023 The facelift also included a new lobby with an accompanying café, but the most noteworthy addition to its already impressive dining portfolio—which includes three-star Caprice and two-star Lung King Heen, the latter of which offers some of the best high-end dim sum in Hong Kong—is Argo. Christina Liao, Vogue, 29 Nov. 2023 Visitors interested in the town's mining history can tour what was once the longest mining tunnel in the world, the Argo Mill and Tunnel. Dobrina Zhekova, Travel + Leisure, 22 Nov. 2023 That now leaves Google’s Waymo as potentially the last man standing in the U.S., after Ford pulled the plug on Cruise rival Argo AI late last year. Bychristiaan Hetzner, Fortune, 20 Nov. 2023 Last year, Ford and Volkswagen pulled their funding from Argo AI, forcing the company to cease operations. Andrew J. Hawkins, The Verge, 20 Nov. 2023 Tony Mendez, 'Argo' spy who smuggled out diplomats, dies at 78 Mr. Tarnoff acted as the State Department’s liaison with the CIA and Canadian authorities. Brian Murphy, Washington Post, 16 Nov. 2023 Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner's Relationship: A Look Back The Argo actor and director opted for a light blue puffer jacket, dark blue sweater and beige pants, while Garner sported a dark blue jacket, blue jeans and sunglasses. Jenny Haward, Peoplemag, 10 Nov. 2023 See More

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Word History


Latin (genitive Argus), from Greek Argō

First Known Use

1565, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Argo was in 1565

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“Argo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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