There are 2 definitions of Calliope in English:

Calliope

Syllabification: Cal·li·o·pe
Pronunciation: /kəˈlīəpē
 
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Greek & Roman Mythology
  • The Muse of epic poetry.

Origin

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

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There are 2 definitions of Calliope in English:

calliope

Syllabification: cal·li·o·pe
Pronunciation: /kəˈlīəpē
 
/

noun

chiefly • historical
  • A keyboard instrument resembling an organ but with the notes produced by steam whistles, used chiefly on showboats and in traveling fairs.
    More example sentences
    • 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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