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).
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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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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.
Lovely as the Greek girls of Cyprus or Chios, Mercedes boasted the same bright flashing eyes of jet, and ripe, round, coral lips.
The proposed provision is included in the design of the study, while the final provision will be approved by the Municipal Water Supply and Sewerage Company of Chios Island (DEYAX).
I know Refugee Education Chios welcomes any new or used educational materials for children.
According to police, there are more than 1,000 refugees and migrants in the Souda Camp on Chios.
About 1,500 migrants and refugees who arrived on Chios since March 20 were being held at the facility.
They are arranged by location, among them Attica, Delphi, Thessaly, Dalmatia, Thrace, the north shore of the Black Sea, Chios, Sicily, Britannia, Ionia, Phrygia, Cyprus, Arabia, and Egypt.
The youngest of the three, a 24-year-old woman, was wanted by Greek authorities as part of an investigation into the interception of an inflatable boat laden with ammunition near the shores of Chios, a Greek island near the Turkish coast, in July 2013," police said, noting "she was also the subject of an Interpol international arrest warrant".
of the Aegean at Chios, Greece), so their design approach is commonly trial and error.
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.