There are 2 definitions of calliope in English:

calliope

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Pronunciation: /kəˈlʌɪəpi
 
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noun

An American keyboard instrument resembling an organ but with the notes produced by steam whistles, formerly used on showboats and in travelling fairs.
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  • Our steam calliope was traded to Cleveland for a second baseman.
  • Marimba, clarinet and calliope all figure heavily.
  • The track opens with a series of agitated sci-fi effects, homely robot tones that later segue into what sounds like the malfunctioning calliope of a downtrodden circus.

Origin

mid 19th century: from the Greek name Kalliopē (see Calliope).

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There are 2 definitions of calliope in English:

Calliope

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Pronunciation: /kəˈlʌɪəpi
 
/
Greek & Roman Mythology
The Muse of epic poetry.

Origin

from Greek Kalliopē, literally 'having a beautiful voice'.

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