Patras, Gulf of
or Greek Patraïkós Kólpos geographical name inlet of Ionian Sea W Greece W of Gulf of Corinth

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  • Gulf of Patras — The Gulf of Patras (Greek: Πατραϊκός Κόλπος Patraikós Kólpos ) is a branch of the Ionian Sea. On the east, it is closed by the Strait of Rion between capes Rio, Greece and Antirrio, near the Rio Antirio bridge. On the west, it is bounded by a… …   Wikipedia

  • Gulf of Corinth — The Peloponnesos, seen from space The Gulf of Corinth or the Corinthian Gulf (Κορινθιακός Kόλπος, Korinthiakόs Kόlpos, in Greek) is a deep inlet of the Ionian Sea separating the Peloponnese from western mainland Greece. It is bounded in the east… …   Wikipedia

  • Patras — [pä träs′] 1. seaport in W Greece, on the Gulf of Patras: pop. 153,000 2. Gulf of arm of the Ionian Sea, in the NW Peloponnesus: Gr. name Pátrai [pä′trē] …   English World dictionary

  • Patras — Infobox Greek Dimos name = Patras name local = Πάτρα caption skyline = the Roman Odeum of Patras city city districts = 11 party = since = periph = West Greece prefec = Achaea population = 171616 population metro = 210494 population as of = 2001… …   Wikipedia

  • Patras — /peuh tras , pa treuhs/, n. 1. Greek, Patrai /pah trdde/. a seaport in the Peloponnesus, in W Greece, on the Gulf of Patras. 112,000. 2. Gulf of, an inlet of the Ionian Sea in the NW Peloponnesus, 10 mi. (16 km) long; 25 mi. (40 km) wide. * * * …   Universalium

  • Patras — Pa•tras [[t]pəˈtræs, ˈpæ trəs[/t]] n. 1) geg Greek, Pa•trai [[t]ˈpɑ trɛ[/t]] a seaport in the Peloponnesus, in W Greece, on the Gulf of Patras. 112,000. 2) geg Gulf of, an inlet of the Ionian Sea in the NW Peloponnesus, 10 mi. (16 km) long; 25 mi …   From formal English to slang

  • Patras — /pəˈtræs/ (say puh tras), /ˈpætrəs/ (say patruhs) noun 1. a seaport in western Greece in the Peloponnesus on the Gulf of Patras. 2. Gulf of, an inlet of the Ionian Sea in the north western Peloponnesus. 16 km long; 40 km wide. Greek, Patrai… …   Australian English dictionary

  • PATRAS —    (37), on the NW. corner of the Morean Peninsula, on the shores of the Gulf of Patras; has a fine harbour; is the chief western port of Greece, shipping currants, olive oil, and wine, and importing textiles, machinery, and coal; it is a… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Patras — or Greek Patrai or ancient Patrae geographical name city & port W Greece in N Peloponnese on Gulf of Patras population 155,180 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Meerbusen von Patras — Sicht auf den Golf von Patras aus dem Weltall (1994). Der Golf von Patras von Achaia aus gesehen. Der Golf von Patras (Griech.: Πατραϊκός Κόλπος Patraikos Kolpos) ist ein …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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