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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.
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Under the new agreements, Greece's dominant power utility PPC will get a credit line of 245 million euros to install engines for power production on 18 Greek islands and interconnect Cyclades islands to the mainland network.
With arches at the entry, stone walls made in the traditional Cyclades islands way, powdered stone finishings from the North of Greece, handmade tiles from Crete as the flooring, rush-seat taverna stools and chairs, Cylcadic sofas, and large rustic marble top tables, the restaurant also has an outdoor terrace.
Anyone who has read Broodbanks first book, the award-winning An island archaeology of the early Cyclades (2002), will be familiar with his engaging, entertaining writing style.
Naxos island is located in the Cyclades islands of Greece.
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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.
Yet Danos & Associates also records a recently increased interest on the part of British buyers, who are focusing their attention on the Cyclades islands and Corfu.