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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Archipelago \Ar`chi*pel"a*go\, n.; pl. {-goes} or {-gos}. [It.
     arcipelago, properly, chief sea; Gr. pref ? + ? sea, perh.
     akin to ? blow, and expressing the beating of the waves. See
     [1913 Webster]
     1. The Grecian Archipelago, or [AE]gean Sea, separating

        Greece from Asia Minor. It is studded with a vast number
        of small islands.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Hence: Any sea or broad sheet of water interspersed with
        many islands or with a group of islands.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:

       adj : functioning correctly and ready for action; "all systems are
             go" [ant: {no-go}]
       n 1: a time for working (after which you will be relieved by
            someone else); "it's my go"; "a spell of work" [syn: {spell},
             {tour}, {turn}]
       2: street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine [syn: {Adam},
           {ecstasy}, {XTC}, {disco biscuit}, {cristal}, {X}, {hug
       3: a usually brief attempt; "he took a crack at it"; "I gave it
          a whirl" [syn: {crack}, {fling}, {pass}, {whirl}, {offer}]
       4: a board game for two players who place counters on a grid;
          the object is to surround and so capture the opponent's
          counters [syn: {go game}]
       v 1: change location; move, travel, or proceed; "How fast does
            your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by
            bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for
            the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an
            attempt to take it before night fell" [syn: {travel}, {move},
             {locomote}] [ant: {stay in place}]
       2: follow a procedure or take a course; "We should go farther
          in this matter"; "She went through a lot of trouble"; "go
          about the world in a certain manner"; "Messages must go
          through diplomatic channels" [syn: {proceed}, {move}]
       3: move away from a place into another direction; "Go away
          before I start to cry"; "The train departs at noon" [syn:
          {go away}, {depart}] [ant: {come}]
       4: enter or assume a certain state or condition; "He became
          annoyed when he heard the bad news"; "It must be getting
          more serious"; "her face went red with anger"; "She went
          into ecstasy"; "Get going!" [syn: {become}, {get}]
       5: be awarded; be allotted; "The first prize goes to Mary";
          "Her money went on clothes"
       6: have a particular form; "the story or argument runs as
          follows"; "as the saying goes..." [syn: {run}]
       7: stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or
          extend between two points or beyond a certain point;
          "Service runs all the way to Cranbury"; "His knowledge
          doesn't go very far"; "My memory extends back to my fourth
          year of life"; "The facts extend beyond a consideration of
          her personal assets" [syn: {run}, {pass}, {lead}, {extend}]
       8: follow a certain course; "The inauguration went well"; "how
          did your interview go?" [syn: {proceed}]
       9: be abolished or discarded; "These ugly billboards have to
          go!"; "These luxuries all had to go under the Khmer Rouge"
       10: be or continue to be in a certain condition; "The children
           went hungry that day"
       11: make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun
           went `bang'" [syn: {sound}]
       12: perform as expected when applied; "The washing machine won't
           go unless it's plugged in"; "Does this old car still run
           well?"; "This old radio doesn't work anymore" [syn: {function},
            {work}, {operate}, {run}] [ant: {malfunction}]
       13: to be spent or finished; "The money had gone after a few
           days"; "Gas is running low at the gas stations in the
           Midwest" [syn: {run low}, {run short}]
       14: progress by being changed; "The speech has to go through
           several more drafts"; "run through your presentation
           before the meeting" [syn: {move}, {run}]
       15: continue to live; endure or last; "We went without water and
           food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the
           backwaters of America"; "The racecar driver lived through
           several very serious accidents" [syn: {survive}, {last},
           {live}, {live on}, {endure}, {hold up}, {hold out}]
       16: pass, fare, or elapse; of a certain state of affairs or
           action; "How is it going?"; "The day went well until I
           got your call"
       17: pass from physical life and lose all all bodily attributes
           and functions necessary to sustain life; "She died from
           cancer"; "They children perished in the fire"; "The
           patient went peacefully" [syn: {die}, {decease}, {perish},
            {exit}, {pass away}, {expire}, {pass}] [ant: {be born}]
       18: be in the right place or situation; "Where do these books
           belong?"; "Let's put health care where it belongs--under
           the control of the government"; "Where do these books
           go?" [syn: {belong}]
       19: be ranked or compare; "This violinist is as good as
           Juilliard-trained violinists go"
       20: begin or set in motion; "I start at eight in the morning";
           "Ready, set, go!" [syn: {start}, {get going}] [ant: {stop}]
       21: have a turn; make one's move in a game; "Can I go now?"
           [syn: {move}]
       22: be contained in; "How many times does 18 go into 54?"
       23: be sounded, played, or expressed; "How does this song go
       24: blend or harmonize; "This flavor will blend with those in
           your dish"; "This sofa won't go with the chairs" [syn: {blend},
            {blend in}]
       25: lead, extend, or afford access; "This door goes to the
           basement"; "The road runs South" [syn: {lead}]
       26: be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired;
           "This piece won't fit into the puzzle" [syn: {fit}]
       27: go through in search of something; search through someone's
           belongings in an unauthorized way; "Who rifled through my
           desk drawers?" [syn: {rifle}]
       28: be spent; "All my money went for food and rent"
       29: give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group
           or number; "I plumped for the losing candidates" [syn: {plump}]
       30: stop operating or functioning; "The engine finally went";
           "The car died on the road"; "The bus we travelled in
           broke down on the way to town"; "The coffee maker broke";
           "The engine failed on the way to town"; "her eyesight
           went after the accident" [syn: {fail}, {go bad}, {give
           way}, {die}, {give out}, {conk out}, {break}, {break down}]
       [also: {went}, {gone}, {goes} (pl)]

From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:

       See {go}

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