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 (lä′rē-sä) or La·ris·sa (lə-rĭs′ə)
A city of eastern Greece near the Aegean Sea. The chief city of ancient Thessaly, it was later part of the Byzantine Empire, Serbia, and Ottoman Turkey (until 1881).


or La•ri•sa

(ləˈrɪs ə, ˈlɑr ə sə)

a city in E Thessaly, in E Greece. 102,048.
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The others are those demagogues who have a share in the oligarchy, and flatter the people: such were the state-guardians at Larissa, who flattered the people because they were elected by them.
Epigram iii on Midas of Larissa was otherwise attributed to Cleobulus of Lindus, one of the Seven Sages; the address to Glaucus (xi) is purely Hesiodic; xiii, according to MM.
The 2014 Dance Magazine Awards in December brought together a who's who of the dance world to celebrate honorees Larissa Saveliev, Wayne McGregor, Luigi, Misty Copeland, and Brenda Bufalino and Tony Waag.
Angela Barkan / Larissa Slezak / Sony Music Masterworks
SIR - My dear wife Larissa recently reminded me that Isis was the Egyptian goddess of magic and life.
Larissa was recently Christmas shopping in Marks & Spencer in Grimsby.
When her mother vanishes, it's these journeys that will give Larissa clues and the courage to prevent another family tragedy.
com SHE is a stunning combination of beauty and brawn - and now Larissa Phipps is hoping to march off with the Miss Birmingham title.
The court in the town of Larissa has ruled in favor of the local charity organization on Tuesday, Greek Kathimerini announced.
The astonishing claims come from Andonis Bedzios who had gone to the remote Farsala camp near Larissa, central Greece, to search for his own son when he saw a child matching Ben's description.
Now Ben's family have had their hopes raised after cops raided the camp near Larissa on the Greek mainland.
Miss Indonesia 2013, Vania Larissa, is leading in most of the award categories at the Miss World 2013 pageant, which is taking place in Bali.