Main definitions of ogo in English

: ogo1OGO2

ogo1

noun

English Regional, Cornwall
  • A cave of natural origin in a shoreside cliff.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in John Norden (c1547–1625), cartographer. From Cornish ogo (in place names), gogo, cognate with Old Welsh guocof, Welsh ogof, † gogof, cave, cavern, den.

Pronunciation

ogo

/ˈəʊɡəʊ/

Main definitions of ogo in English

: ogo1OGO2

OGO2

noun

  • Orbiting geophysical observatory.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in The Saturday Review.