From Latin Olisīpō, the origin of which is uncertain. Older spellings include Ulixbona and Ulixbuna (in the Visigothic era); Ὀλισσιπών (Olissipṓn) or Ὀλισσιπόνα (Olissipóna) (by Greek writers), Olisippo (by Pliny the Elder), and Ulyssippo (by Pomponius Mela of Hispania), the last of which relates to the first-century Roman folk etymology that it was founded by and named after Ulysses; another common folk etymology is the Phoenician [script needed] (Alis-Ubo, “safe harbour”).
- The capital of Portugal and of the district of Lisbon.
- A district of Portugal.
- A sweet, light-coloured wine from Portugal.
- A village in Ohio, USA, and the county seat of Columbiana County.
- ^ Jack Malcolm, Lisbon: City of the Sea: A History (2007)