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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
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