Definition of Pythia in English:

Pythia

Syllabification: Pyth·i·a
Pronunciation: /ˈpiTHēə
 
/
  • The priestess of Apollo at Delphi in ancient Greece. See Delphi.

Derivatives

Pythian

adjective
More example sentences
  • The list of Murphysboro social organizations actually contained a second Pythian lodge in 1901, the Leonidas Lodge.
  • As with the Grand Army of the Republic, the Pythian constitution contained no written rule banning black members.
  • The Pythian games took place at Delphi every 4 years, 2 years after the Olympic games.

Origin

from Puthō, a former name of Delphi.

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