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 (kăl-sĭd′ĭ-sē) also Chal·ki·di·kí (häl-kē′thē-kē′, KHäl-)
A mountainous peninsula of northeast Greece projecting into the northern Aegean Sea with three fingerlike extensions.

Chal·cid′i·an adj. & n.


(Placename) a peninsula of N central Greece, in Macedonia Central, ending in the three promontories of Kassandra, Sithonia, and Akti. Area: 2945 sq km (1149 sq miles). Modern Greek name: Khalkidíki


(kælˈsɪd ə si)

a peninsula in NE Greece. Greek, Khalkidiki.
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The last occurred after the Spartan victories in Chalcidice, at Amphipolis especially, and Athenian defeat on land in Boeotia at the battle of Delium.
So long as Amphipolis and other cities in Chalcidice remained independent, they would give hope to others that resistance to Athenian tyranny was not impossible.
The umbra of the moon crossed from the western Atlantic Ocean to the northwestern coast of Morocco, the northern edge of modern Algeria, the southeastern Mediterranean brushing the southern tip of Sardinia and the northwest tip of Sicily, across the Tyrrhenian Sea, across Lucania and ancient Calabria in southern Italy, the Straits of Otranto, over Epirus, Thessaly and Chalcidice, the northern Aegean, and headed eastward across northern Anatolia.