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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Apollo  \A*pol"lo\,  n.  [L.  Apollo,  -linis,  Gr  ?.]  (Classic 
  Myth.) 
  A  deity  among  the  Greeks  and  Romans.  He  was  the  god  of  light 
  and  day  (the  ``sun  god''),  of  archery,  prophecy,  medicine, 
  poetry,  and  music,  etc.,  and  was  represented  as  the  model  of 
  manly  grace  and  beauty;  --  called  also  {Ph['e]bus}. 
 
  {The  Apollo  Belvedere},  a  celebrated  statue  of  Apollo  in  the 
  Belvedere  gallery  of  the  Vatican  palace  at  Rome,  esteemed 
  of  the  noblest  representations  of  the  human  frame. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Apollo 
  n  :  sun  god;  god  of  prophesy  and  poetry  and  music  and  healing; 
  son  of  Zeus  and  Leto;  twin  brother  of  Artemis  [syn:  {Apollo}, 
  {Phoebus},  {Phoebus  Apollo}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Apollo,  PA  (borough,  FIPS  2720) 
  Location:  40.58456  N,  79.56462  W 
  Population  (1990):  1895  (863  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.8  sq  km  (land),  0.1  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  15613 




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