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Cyc·la·des

 (sĭk′lə-dēz′)
A group of islands of southeast Greece in the southern Aegean Sea. The islands were the site of an early Bronze Age culture that is noted for its stylized figurines carved from white marble.

Cy·clad′ic (sĭ-klăd′ĭk) adj.

Cyclades

(ˈsɪkləˌdiːz)
pl n
(Placename) a group of over 200 islands in the S Aegean Sea, forming a department of Greece. Capital: Hermoupolis (Ermoupoli, on Syros). Pop: 112 615 (2001). Area: 2572 sq km (993 sq miles). Modern Greek name: Kikládhes

Cyc•la•des

(ˈsɪk ləˌdiz)

n.pl.
a group of Greek islands in the S Aegean. 88,458; 1023 sq. mi. (2650 sq. km).
Cy•clad•ic (sɪˈklæd ɪk, saɪ-) adj.
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Noun1.Cyclades - the Bronze Age civilization on the Cyclades islands in the southern Aegean Sea that flourished 3000-1100 BCCyclades - the Bronze Age civilization on the Cyclades islands in the southern Aegean Sea that flourished 3000-1100 BC
Aegean civilisation, Aegean civilization, Aegean culture - the prehistoric civilization on the islands in the Aegean sea and the surrounding countries; "by 800 BC the entire Aegean had adopted this style of pottery"
2.Cyclades - a group of over 200 islands in the southern Aegean
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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Were this world an endless plain, and by sailing eastward we could for ever reach new distances, and discover sights more sweet and strange than any Cyclades or Islands of King Solomon, then there were promise in the voyage.
As when by night the Glass Of GALILEO, less assur'd, observes Imagind Lands and Regions in the Moon: Or Pilot from amidst the CYCLADES DELOS or SAMOS first appeering kenns A cloudy spot.
Mykonos, one of the Cyclades islands in the Aegean Sea, is famous for its white buildings set against stunning turquoise waters.
The islands central location among the Cyclades makes it an extremely attractive holiday destination.
A post-modern Greek island, the One&Only resort on Kea will be inspired by the azure ocean waters, providing contemporary Greek elegance, celebrating the incredible natural elements of Greece and the Cyclades.
Seven-night trips around the Northern or Southern Cyclades Islands will sail on 12 dates from May to August, departing from Athens visiting islands including Rhodes, Santorini, Hydra, Patmos and Amorgos.
The 60 men, five women and two children were picked up eight nautical miles (14 kilometers; nine miles) northeast of the island of Amorgos, which is in the Cyclades.
Naxos island is located in the Cyclades islands of Greece.
To which European country do the Cyclades Islands belong?
For those looking to discover the Cyclades in 7 days please review a suggested yachting route carefully crafted by blogger Maria Nikolakaki: Day 1: Departure form Tourlos port in Mykonos for Delos Island, the sacred island of antiquity.
Blogger Maria Nikolakaki suggests for those looking to discover the Cyclades in 7 days please review a suggested yachting route carefully crafted: Day 1: Departure form Tourlos port in Mykonos for Delos Island, the sacred island of antiquity.
More precisely, he says, 11,000 years ago when, according to Plato, the story of Atlantis took place, many of the Cyclades Islands were connected by a flat terrain, today called the “Cyclades Plateau.