Chios


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Chí·os

 (kī′ŏs′, -ōs′, kē′-, KHē′ôs)
An island of Greece in the Aegean Sea off the western coast of Turkey. It was noted in antiquity for its school of epic poets.

Chios

(ˈkiːɒs; -əʊs)
n
1. (Placename) an island in the Aegean Sea, off the coast of Turkey: belongs to Greece. Capital: Chios. Pop: 51 936 (2001). Area: 904 sq km (353 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a port on the island of Chios: in ancient times, one of the 12 Ionian city-states. Pop (municipality): 25 671 (2001).
Modern Greek name: Khíos

Chi•os

(ˈkaɪ ɒs, -oʊs, ˈki-)

n.
a Greek island in the Aegean, near the W coast of Turkey. 53,942; 322 sq. mi. (834 sq. km).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Chios - an island in the Aegean Sea off the west coast of TurkeyChios - an island in the Aegean Sea off the west coast of Turkey; belongs to Greece
Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
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Lovely as the Greek girls of Cyprus or Chios, Mercedes boasted the same bright flashing eyes of jet, and ripe, round, coral lips.
Later on Menelaus joined us at Lesbos, and found us making up our minds about our course--for we did not know whether to go outside Chios by the island of Psyra, keeping this to our left, or inside Chios, over against the stormy headland of Mimas.
To whom the Son of God, unmoved, replied:-- "Nor doth this grandeur and majestic shew Of luxury, though called magnificence, More than of arms before, allure mine eye, Much less my mind; though thou should'st add to tell Their sumptuous gluttonies, and gorgeous feasts On citron tables or Atlantic stone (For I have also heard, perhaps have read), Their wines of Setia, Cales, and Falerne, Chios and Crete, and how they quaff in gold, Crystal, and myrrhine cups, imbossed with gems And studs of pearl--to me should'st tell, who thirst And hunger still.
of the Aegean at Chios, Greece), so their design approach is commonly trial and error.
These destinations include Alexandroupolis, Chania, Chios, Heraklion, Ioannina, Kavala, Cephalonia, Corfu, Kos, Lemnos, Mykonos, Mytilene, Rhodes, Samos, Santorini, and Thessaloniki.
The man told police he had photographed barracks and other military-related buildings on the island of Chios for five people he believed were Turkish nationals who paid him up to 1,500 euros for each assignment.
With just the sea in the background, the only clue was some Greek writing visible on the back of the ship - ATHNA LIBANOY XIOS - which after a little research I was able to translate as Athina Livanos Chios.
I also wish to thank Chios Carmody, whom albeit on sabbatical, provided continued support to the Western Ontario-based editorial staff.
The vessels were: Energy Centaur -- the 74,995 dwt tanker owned by Enterprise Shipping & Trading; Free Hero, the 24,318 dwt bulk carrier owned by Free Bulkers SA; Adventure, the 41,035 dwt tanker owned by Sea World Management and Trading; Argosy, the 41,035 dwt tanker owned by Sea World Management and Trading; Lucky Carrier, the 18,002 dwt bulk carrier owned by Seabulk Shipping SA; Olympic Legacy, the 302,789 dwt tanker owned by Springfield Shipping Co Panama SA; Olympic Loyalty, the 303,184 dwt tanker owned by Springfield Shipping Company Panama SA; and Chios, the 301,824 dwt tanker owned by Sun Enterprises.
The vessels were: Energy Centaur - 74,995dwt tanker owned by Enterprise Shipping & Trading; Free Hero, the 24,318dwt bulk carrier owned by Free Bulkers SA; Adventure, the 41,035dwt tanker owned by Sea World Management and Trading; Argosy, the 41,035dwt tanker owned by Sea World Management and Trading; Lucky Carrier, the 18,002dwt bulk carrier owned by Seabulk Shipping SA; Olympic Legacy, the 302,789dwt tanker owned by Springfield Shipping Co Panama SA; Olympic Loyalty, the 303,184dwt tanker owned by Springfield Shipping Company Panama SA; and Chios, the 301,824dwt tanker owned by Sun Enterprises.
Luxury line Silversea Cruises has announced plans to expand with 11 new ports in 2013, which include Liverpool, England; Chios, Greece; Fukuoka, Japan; and Soller de Majorca, Spain.
Mastic is exclusively obtained from the Pistacia lentiscus tree, which is endemic to the Greek island of Chios.