Kikládhes
geographical name — see Cyclades

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Kikládhes — Ki·klá·dhes (kē kläʹthĕs) See Cyclades. * * * …   Universalium

  • Kikládhes — /kɪˈklaðɛs/ (say ki klahdhes) noun → Cyclades …   Australian English dictionary

  • Kikladhes — noun a group of over 200 islands in the southern Aegean • Syn: ↑Cyclades • Instance Hypernyms: ↑Aegean island • Part Holonyms: ↑Greece, ↑Hellenic Republic, ↑Ellas …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cyclades — /sik leuh deez /, n. a group of Greek islands in the S Aegean. 86,337; 1023 sq. mi. (2650 sq. km). * * * Greek Kikládhes Group of about 30 islands, southern Aegean Sea. They cover a land area of 976 sq mi (2,528 sq km) and constitute the Cyclades …   Universalium

  • Cyclades — or Modern Greek Kikládhes geographical name islands Greece in the S Aegean area 993 square miles (2572 square kilometers), population 95,083 • Cycladic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Greece — /grees/, n. 1. Ancient Greek, Hellas. Modern Greek, Ellas. a republic in S Europe at the S end of the Balkan Peninsula. 10,583,126; 50,147 sq. mi. (129,880 sq. km). Cap.: Athens. 2. a city in W New York. 16,177. * * * Greece Introduction Greece… …   Universalium

  • Amorgós Island — ▪ island, Greece modern Greek  Nísos Amorgós,         island trending northeast southwest in the Cyclades (Kikládhes) group of the Greek Aegean Islands. For the most part mountainous and narrow, it has an area of about 47 square miles (121 square …   Universalium

  • Crete, Sea of — ▪ sea, Greece also called  Sea Of Candia,  Modern Greek  Kritikón Pélagos,         southern part of the Aegean Sea (an arm of the Mediterranean Sea), lying between the Cyclades (Kikládhes) islands to the north and the island of Crete (Kríti) to… …   Universalium

  • Cícladas — es una Prefectura de Grecia. * * * (Kikládhes) ► Archipiélago griego del mar Egeo, formado por 24 islas (Naxos, Paros, Delos, Andros, Mikonos, etc.) y varios islotes, que constituyen el nomos homónimo; 2 572 km2 y 88 458 h. Cap., Hermópolis.… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Cícladas, islas — griego Kikládhes Grupo de islas, en total unas 30, ubicadas en la zona meridional del mar Egeo. Cubren una superficie de 2.528 km2 (976 mi2) y constituyen el departamento griego de las Cícladas (pob., 1991: 94.000 hab.), que tiene su capital en… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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