Ulys·​ses yu̇-ˈli-(ˌ)sēz How to pronounce Ulysses (audio)

Word History


Latin Ulysses, Ulixes, from Greek Oulixes, Olysseus, Odysseus

First Known Use

circa 1530, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Ulysses was circa 1530

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“Ulysses.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ulysses. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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