Dhílos
geographical name see Delos

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Dhílos — Delo …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Dhilos — /ˈðilɒs/ (say dheelos) noun → Delos …   Australian English dictionary

  • Delo — Dhílos; Délos gr …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Delos — /dee los, del ohs/, n. a Greek island in the Cyclades, in the SW Aegean: site of an oracle of Apollo. * * * Greek Dhílos Island, Greece. One of the smallest of the Cyclades, it was an ancient centre of religious, political, and commercial life in …   Universalium

  • Delos — or Greek Dhílos geographical name island Greece in central Cyclades area 2 square miles (5.2 square kilometers) • Delian adjective or noun …   New Collegiate 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

  • 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

  • Mikonos — /mee kaw naws/, n. Greek name of Mykonos. * * * ▪ island, Greece also spelled  Mykonos        (Greek: White Island), island, one of the smaller of the eastern Cyclades (q.v.) group of Greek islands in the Aegean Sea. According to legend it is the …   Universalium

  • Delos, isla — griego Dhílos Isla de Grecia, una de las Cícladas más pequeñas, antiguo centro religioso, político y comercial en el Egeo. Según la leyenda, fue la cuna de Apolo y Artemisa. En 478 BC, después de las guerras médicas, se creó la Liga de Delos. En… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Delos — /ˈdilɒs/ (say deelos) noun a tiny Greek island in the Cyclades, in the south western Aegean; the site of an oracle of Apollo. 3.4 km2. Modern Greek, Dhilos …   Australian English dictionary

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