Calypso

Trinidadian song often sung with topical lyrics. Calysonians compete at annual carnival.
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Calypso

[n] - rare north temperate bog orchid bearing a solitary white to pink flower marked with purple at the tip of an erect reddish stalk above 1 basal leaf 2. [n] - (Greek mythology) the sea nymph who detained Odysseus for seven years
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Calypso

Satellite of the planet Saturn. See TABLE 8. SATURN - SATELLITE DATA
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Calypso

In Greek legend, a sea nymph; daughter...
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Calypso

Ca·lyp'so (kȧ*lĭp'so) noun [ The Latinized Greek name of a beautiful nymph.] (Botany) A small and beautiful species of orchid, having a flower variegated with purple, pink, and yellow. It grows in cold and wet localities in the northern part of the United States. The Calypso borea...
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calypso

fairy-slipper noun rare north temperate bog orchid bearing a solitary white to pink flower marked with purple at the tip of an erect reddish stalk above 1 basal leaf
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Calypso

• (n.) A small and beautiful species of orchid, having a flower variegated with purple, pink, and yellow. It grows in cold and wet localities in the northern part of the United States. The Calypso borealis is the only orchid which reaches 68
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Calypso

(from the article `Saturn`) ...satellites, but, because Tethys and Dione are much more massive than their co-orbiters, there is no significant exchange of angular momentum. ... ...every two of Mimas. Tethys rotates synchronously with its orbital period, keeping the same face toward Saturn and the same face forward in its ... [2 relat...
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Calypso

(from the article `Cousteau, Jacques-Yves`) Cousteau became a capitaine de corvette in the French navy in 1948 and president of the French Oceanographic Campaigns and commander of the ship ...
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Calypso

in Greek mythology, the daughter of the Titan Atlas (or Oceanus or Nereus), a nymph of the mythical island of Ogygia. In Homer`s Odyssey, Book V ... [1 related articles]
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calypso

a type of folk song primarily from Trinidad though sung elsewhere in the southern and eastern Caribbean islands. The subject of a calypso text, ...
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Calypso

[camera] The self-contained amphibious underwater Calypso 35mm film camera was conceived by the marine explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau (1910—1997), designed by Jean de Wouters and manufactured by Atoms in France. It was distributed by La Spirotechnique in Paris from 1960. The camera operates down to 200 feet / 60 meter below sea level. The...
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Calypso

HMS Calypso was a British third-class cruiser of 2770 tons launched in 1883.
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Calypso

(moon of Saturn) Cassini color image of Calypso taken with the spacecraft's narrow-angle camera on Sep. 23, 2005, at a distance of about 101,000 km (63,000 miles) A small moon of Saturn was discovered in 1980 from ground-based observations. Calypso and Telesto are ref...
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Calypso

Calypso, in astronomy, one of the named moons, or natural satellites, of Saturn. Also known as Saturn XIV (or S14), Calypso is a small, irregularly shaped (nonspherical) body measuring about 21 mi (34 km) by 13.5 mi (22 km) by 13.5 mi (22 km); it orbits Saturn at a mean distance of 183,093 mi (294,6...
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Calypso

Calypso (kulip'sō) , nymph, daughter of Atlas, in Homer's Odyssey. She lived on the island of Ogygia and there entertained Odysseus for seven years. Although she offered to make him immortal if he would remain, Odysseus spurned the offer and continued his journey.
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calypso

calypso, a form of folk song developed on the island of Trinidad and also popular in other Caribbean countries. Thought to have begun with 19th-century black slaves, calypso songs developed and continue to be used in the traditional pre-Lenten carnival. Drawing mainly on both African and European so...
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calypso

The music of the typical ballads in England sung by the natives of Trinidad. There was no real dance but because of the extreme popularity of the music, in 1956, possibly due to the singer Harry Bellafonte, many steps were created. Most of them resemble the Cuban Bolero or the Martinique Beguine or even Swing.
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Calypso

In Greek mythology, Calypso was a sea nymph who inhabited the island of Ogygia. She waylaid the homeward-bound Odysseus and promised him immortality if he would marry her. After seven years she was ordered by the gods to let him depart.
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Calypso

(1971) Calypso (1971) is a cultivated variety of potato.
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Calypso

(1990) Calypso (1990) is a cultivated variety of potato.
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calypso

West Indian satirical ballad with a syncopated beat and repeating melody. Calypso is a traditional song form of Trinidad, a feature of its annual carnival, with roots in West African praise-singing. It was first made popular in the USA by Harry Belafonte (1927– ) in 1956. Mighty Sparrow (1935– ) is Trinidad's best-kn...
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Calypso

One of the most popular music forms of Trinidad brought to the Americas in the 18th century. Introduced by African slaves, it derives from songs of praise and derision. Carnival seasons provide the principal stimulus for the composition and performance of these topical songs.
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Calypso

[electronic ticketing system] Calypso is an international electronic ticketing standard for microprocessor contactless smart cards, originally designed by a group of European transit operators from Belgium, Germany, France, Italy and Portugal. It ensures multi-sources of compatible products, and allows for interoperability between several t...
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Calypso

[telenovela] ==Synopsis== Calypso is a picturesque and prosperous Caribbean island that, on the day of San Salvador - patron saint of the island, crowns the queen of the festivities, who this year is a lovely young woman named Maria Margarita, `la Bella” (`the Beautiful”). Everyone calls her that not only because of what is obvious to t...
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