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Definition of the noun apollo

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noun - plural:

  • apollo: apollos
  • Apollo: Apollos

  1. (Greek mythology) Greek god of light; god of prophecy and poetry and music and healing; son of Zeus and Leto; twin brother of Artemis
    • examples: The Apollo program greatly advanced our knowledge of space. | A report came in that Apollo 11 succeeded in landing on the moon. | On the same day, Apollo 11 succeeded in landing on the moon's surface. | Against all expectations, the Apollo spacecraft made it safely back to Earth. | Apollo was in constant communication with Houston Mission Control. | Beetroot was offered to Apollo in his temple at Delphi.
    • domain: Greek mythology
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonyms of Apollo: Phoebus / Phoebus Apollo
    • instance of: Greek deity = a deity worshipped by the ancient Greeks
    • instance: Pythius = epithet for Apollo

Alternative definition of the noun apollo


  1. [astronomy] An asteroid possessing an orbit that crosses the orbit of the Earth and an orbital period of over one year, with semimajor axes greater than 1 AU, and perihelion distances less than 1.017 AU.


  1. A very handsome young man.
  2. A butterfly, also known as mountain apollo (Parnassius apollo).


  1. Apollo is a nightclub in Kamppi, Helsinki, Finland. It is situated on Mannerheimintie right next to the Forum shopping centre.
    • also known as Apollo, Helsinki
    • part of Helsinki
  2. The Apollo is a historic storeship that is buried at a location in downtown San Francisco, California. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991. Parts of the ship have been uncovered, most recently in 1921 and 1925. Photographs from the 1921 uncovering exist. The 1925 excavation revealed coins from 1797, 1825, and 1840, a gold nugget, and assorted navigational pieces. One of numerous buried ships within San Francisco, it is an archeological site, listed at least partially for its potential to yield information in the future.
  3. Apollo a.k.a. Apollo-Theater is a theatre in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
  4. Apollo is a Building in Zoetermeer, Netherlands.
    • also known as Woontoren Centrum-West I, Spazio Living I

There are other places with in their name, like Apollo Bay, Apollo House, North Apollo, Apollo Theatre, Apollo Pavilion, Temple of Apollo, Apollo Cinema Rhyl, Apollo High School, Hammersmith Apollo, O2 Apollo Manchester, HMV Hammersmith Apollo.


  1. Apollo: Jonas Forsang Moksnes is a musician and journalist.
    • also known as Jonas Forsang Moksnes
    • born on (35 years ago) in Oslo
    • nationality: Norway
    • profession: Musician, journalist
    • member of musical group Yoga Fire (Lead guitar)
    • albums: "Satans Sirkus", "Mine damer og herrer"
  2. Apollo a.k.a. Maurizio Lobina is a keyboardist, most known as a member of the band Eiffel 65, an Italian group who hit big in 1999 with the mega-hit "Blue." Lobina creating the melodies for the song "Blue" on a keyboard and asked vocalist Jeffrey Jey to "come up with strange lyrics" to accompany his piano riff.
  3. Apollo a.k.a. Paolo Negri is a member of the musical group, Black Widow.
  4. Apollo is a film score composer.
    • profession: Film score composer
  5. Apollo is an actor.

There are other people with in their name, like Apollo 440, Apollo Two, Apollo Jett, Phil Apollo, Apollo Jones, Apollo Smile, James Apollo, Apollo Bacala, Apollo Soucek, Apollo Dukakis and many others.


  1. Apollo was a short-lived Finnish band who released their eponymous album in 1970. Musically, they were heavily influenced by Led Zeppelin, though the music on the album also incorporated elements of psychedelia and early progressive rock. The band's line-up consisted of Edward Vesala, Harri Saksala, Eero Lupari and Heimo Holopainen. Except for Vesala, all of these had earlier played in the popular Finnish band Topmost. The album was re-released by Warner Finland in 2002.
  2. Apollo is a musical group.

There are other groups with in their name, like Apollo 3, Apollo 13, Apollo 18, Apollo Xi, apollo 100, Apollo Run, Apollo Up!, Apollo Trio, I Am Apollo, Apollo House, Apollo's Fire, Fallen Apollo, Secret Apollo, Apollo Heights, Apollo Deejay's, Apollo Ensemble, Apollo Sunshine, hal from apollo ’69, The Apollo Stompers and Apollo Club of Boston.


  1. The Apollo was a United States-built sports car/personal automobile manufactured from 1962 to 1964 in Oakland, California.
  2. The Apollo was a German automobile manufactured by Ruppe & Son of Apolda in Thuringia from 1910 to 1927; the company had previously offered a car called the Piccolo. The first Apollo was called the "Mobbel", and featured an air-cooled 624cc single-cylinder ioe engine. The company also offered air-cooled 1608 cc in-line fours and a 1575 cc V-4. Four separate cylinders inline powered the model "E". The model "B", designed by racing driver Karl Slevogt, had an ohv 960 cc four-cylinder engine. Another of the designer's fine creations had an ohv 2040 cc engine. Other Apollos had sv four-cylinder engines of up to 3440 cc; some post-1920 models featured wishbone suspension. The last cars produced by the company had ohv 1200 cc four-cylinder engines; some had sv 1551 Steudel four-cylinder power units instead. The famous designer of two-stroke engines, Hugo Ruppe, was the factory founder's son; in 1920 Apollo took over his air-cooled MAF cars. During the mid-1920s, Slevogt raced cars of this marque with streamlined Jaray bodies.
  3. Apollo a.k.a. Apollo Records: A fourth Apollo Records to exist is an Ambient subdivision of R&S Records of Belgium.
  4. The Apollo was an English car produced for personal use by one Allen Pearce in Hornchurch, Essex between 1971 and 1972.
  5. Apollo a.k.a. Games by Apollo was an early third-party developer for the Atari 2600 video game system, based in Richardson, Texas. Founded by Pat Roper in October 1981 by as a subsidiary of his National Career Consultants, their first game was Skeet Shoot. Releasing eleven games in total for the Atari 2600, their titles never caught on, however, and when the North American video game crash of 1983 occurred, they were one of the first software companies to declare bankruptcy. Several former employees went on to form Atari 2600 game developer Video Software Specialists and MicroGraphicImage.
  6. The Apollo was made by the Chicago Recording Scale Company, of Waukegan, Illinois, from 1906 to 1907. The only model by that manufacturer was a five-seater with a Roi-des-Belges body. Power came from a water-cooled four-cylinder engine by way of a three-speed transmission and shaft drive.


Apollo was an American Thoroughbred racehorse. He won 24 races in his career, including the 1882 Kentucky Derby.

  • born in (137 years ago)


  1. Apollo is a fictional character, a comic book superhero who first appeared in the Stormwatch series, but is best known for his role in The Authority. While visually distinct, Apollo is cast in the mould of the Superman archetype.
  2. Apollo a.k.a. Lee Adama: Leland Joseph "Lee" Adama is a fictional character in the television series Battlestar Galactica. He is portrayed by actor Jamie Bamber, and is one of the main characters in the series.
  3. Apollo is a fictional character in Marvel Comics. Apollo is the God of Light in the Olympian pantheon, and also the god of music, poetry, medicine, and the sciences.
  4. Apollo a.k.a. Apollo the Sun God is a fictional character from Disney's 1997 animated feature Hercules.
  5. Apollo: The Greek god Apollo is one of the antagonist deities featured in the universe of the Manga Saint Seiya, authored by Masami Kurumada, that was later adapted to Anime. He was created by Kurumada based on the mythologic persona of the same name.
  6. Apollo is a fictional character from the 2005 TV series Genesis of Aquarion.

There are other characters with in their name, like Apollo Creed, Apollo Geist, Captain Apollo.


  1. "Apollo" is a ballet in two tableaux composed between 1927 and 1928 by Igor Stravinsky. It was choreographed in 1928 by balletmaster George Balanchine, with the composer contributing the libretto. The scenery and costumes were designed by André Bauchant, with new costumes by Coco Chanel in 1929. The scenery was executed by Alexander Shervashidze, with costumes under the direction of Mme. A. Youkine. The American patron of the arts Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge had commissioned the ballet in 1927 for a festival of contemporary music to be held the following year at the Library of Congress, in Washington, D.C.
  2. "Apollo" is the debut single by the Japanese pop-rock band Porno Graffitti, it was released on September 8, 1999.
  3. "Apollo" is a 2006 album by stoner rock band Nebula. Some enhanced copies of the CD include a video of Nebula playing the song "Future Days" live in Japan.
  4. "Apollo" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  5. "Apollo" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  6. "Apollo" is a musical album of Banco de Gaia.
    • released on
  7. "Apollo" is a composition.
  8. "Apollo" is a musical single of Porno Graffitti.
    • released on (16 years ago)
  9. "Apollo" is a musical single of Hardwell & Amba Shepherd.
    • released on
  10. "Apollo" is a musical album of B. J. Cole & Icebreaker.
    • released in (4 years ago)
  11. "Apollo" is a musical album of Alternative TV.
    • released on (16 years ago)
  12. "Apollo" is a composition.
  13. "Apollo" is a musical album of
    • released on (4 years ago)
  14. "Apollo" is a musical EP of Machinefabriek.
    • released on (4 years ago)
  15. "Apollo" is a musical EP of Voltaire Twins.
    • released on
  16. "Apollo" is a musical EP of Delta Heavy.
    • released on
  17. "Apollo" is a musical EP of Stone Gossard.
    • released on


  1. "Apollo" is a 2009 short animated film directed by Felix Gönnert.
  2. "Apollo" is a short film, directed by Tomonari Nishikawa.
    • genre: Experimental film
    • released in (13 years ago)


  1. "Apollo", Apollo-David, David-Apollo, or Apollino is a 1.46 m unfinished marble sculpture by Michelangelo that dates from approximately 1530. It now stands in the Bargello museum in Florence.
    • also known as Apollo-David, David-Apollo, Apollino
    • completed in (486 years ago)
    • media: marble
  2. "Apollo" is a sculpture (bronze) by Adriaen de Vries.
    • media: bronze
    • subject: Apollo


  1. Apollo is a widely respected English-language monthly magazine covering visual arts of all periods, from antiquity to the present day. Founded in 1925 and based in London, Apollo features a mixture of reviews, art-world news and scholarly articles. Described as 'The International Magazine for Collectors', Apollo is owned by the Barclay brothers through the Press Holdings Media Group company.
  2. Apollo is an enormous impact crater located in the southern hemisphere on the far side of the Moon. This formation dwarfs the large crater Oppenheimer that is located next to the western rim. The crater Barringer lies across the northern wall. To the southeast is the crater Anders, and Kleymenov is just to the east of the rim.
    • also known as آپولو
  3. Apollo is a web-based project-management and customer relationship management software application developed by Applicom. Apollo was launched as public beta in 2010; it was formally released on the 11th of April 2011.
  4. Apollo is an optical submarine communications cable system crossing the Atlantic Ocean, owned by Apollo Submarine Cable System Ltd. It consists of 2 segments North and South, creating two fully diverse transatlantic paths.
  5. Apollo a.k.a. Apollo Chemicals Limited is a 2005 Queen's Awards Winner.

Phrases with Apollo

Phrases starting with the word Apollo:

  1. apollo program
  2. apollo asteroid

Phrases ending with the word Apollo:

  1. Rosa Apollo
  2. Genus Apollo
  3. Caligo Apollo
  4. Ugyops apollo
  5. Miletus Apollo
  6. Nemoura Apollo
  7. Oxyopes apollo
  8. Papilio Apollo
  9. phoebus apollo
  10. Pythian Apollo
  11. Ceraphron apollo
  12. Leporinus Apollo
  13. Matutinus Apollo
  14. oracle of apollo
  15. Teleopsis Apollo
  16. temple of apollo
  17. Idiostatus apollo
  18. Parnassius Apollo

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Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Apollo

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Google previewThe Stagnant Civilization (2009)

An Exercise in Hermeneutics by Edward Lyons

For Brown, Apollo is a metaphor for the process of sublimation; both cast the pleasant veil of illusion over the raw instincts, thus making life bearable; Dionysus is the life of the body, the dancer and the dance inseparable, the unsublimated, ...

Google preview“The” Quarterly Review (1816)

The Apollo is a single figure, wrought out with a degree of finish that would have been mischievous in the former. At the same time Mr. Chauntry remarks, that though these statues have all this grand simplicity of nature, and are calculated to ...

Google previewSculptors and Physicians in Fifth-Century Greece (1995)

A Preliminary Study by Guy P.R. Métraux

The Omphalos Apollo is a marble copy of a bronze original of about 48o B.c. Therefore, because it is the kind of copy in which the position of the arms, at the very least, could have been different from the original, why is it included in this ...

Google previewThe Astrology of Fate (1985)

by Liz Greene

Apollo is the great healer and purifier.

Google previewAdobe Apollo in Flight (Digital Short Cut) (2007)

by Michael Tyler Givens

Apollo. Differentiators. Apollo is the next generation of desktop development. The elusive paradigm of write...

Google previewFrom Petipa to Balanchine (2003)

Classical Revival and the Modernisation of Ballet by Tim Scholl

Stravinsky admitted that the ballet had as much to do with French neoclassicism as with Greek antiquity: “Apollo is a tribute to the French seventeenth century,”...“ the chariot, the three horses, and the sun disc were the emblem of the roi du ...

Google previewRepublican Party Reptile (2007)

The Confessions, Adventures, Essays and (Other) Outrages of P.J. O'Rourke by P. J. O'Rourke

Myths Made Modern Twelve romances from the Hellenic Golden Age turned into a dozen stories about Greek love APOLLO AND DAPHNE Apollo is the son of Jupiter, who is president of the gods, and Latona, an old girlfriend of Jupiter's ...

Google previewStar Trek and Sacred Ground

Explorations of Star Trek, Religion, and American Culture by Jennifer E. Porter, Darcee L. McLaren

then Apollo is a tragic figure of titanic proportions. Recognition and reversal are features of classic tragedy. Recognition is the awakening awareness of one's ...

Google previewJulian's Gods (2013)

Religion and Philosophy in the Thought and Action of Julian the Apostate by Rowland B. E. Smith

Ideally, Apollo is the archêgetês of rhetoric no less ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Celtic Mythology and Folklore (2009)

by Patricia Monaghan

Oversimplifying Celtic religion grandly, the legions affixed to dozens of gods the name Apollo—ironically enough, not originally a Roman god's name but one adopted from conquered Greeks, for whom Apollo was a sun deity; these Celtic ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Economics and Society (2015)

by Frederick F. Wherry, Juliet B. Schor, Consulting Editor

Financial Hardships During the early 1960s, the Apollo remained the top-listed musical joint of New York City. It attracted both white and black performers, such as Bob Hope, Betty Grable, and Smokey Robinson, and an enormous variety of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Microcomputers (1987)

Volume 1 - Access Methods to Assembly Language and Assemblers by Allen Kent, James G. Williams

Apollo Computer, Inc., pioneered the design and development of high- performance workstations for technical professionals and was the first in the computer industry to manufacture and market these powerful computer systems. In 1980, the ...

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This is the greatest week in the history of the world since the Creation. (Saluting crew of the Apollo 11) (Richard Milhous Nixon)
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The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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