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 (sĕf′ə-lō′nē-ə, -lōn′yə) also Ke·fal·li·ní·a (kĕ′fä-lē-nē′ä)
The largest of the Ionian Islands off the western coast of Greece. It was held by the British from 1809 to 1864.


(ˌsɛfəˈləʊnɪə) or


(Placename) a mountainous island in the Ionian Sea, the largest of the Ionian Islands, off the W coast of Greece. Pop: 36 404 (2001). Area: 935 sq km (365 sq miles). Modern Greek name: Kephallinía


(ˌsɛf əˈloʊ ni ə, -ˈloʊn yə)

the largest of the Ionian Islands, off the W coast of Greece. 31,297; 287 sq. mi. (743 sq. km). Greek, Kefallinia.
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A fault with a luggage belt meant travellers arrived at their hotels without essentials trated Jonathan Dakin said: "We were all standing at the carousel in Cephalonia waiting for baggage which had never been loaded.
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7 in magnitude hit the island of Cephalonia in western Greece.
A strong aftershock rattled the island of Cephalonia inwestern Greece on Monday, just a week after a slightly more powerful earthquake hit the region, sending panicked residents fleeing from their homes and damaging buildings.