Milos

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Mi·los

also Me·los  (mē′lôs) or Mi·lo (mē′lō, mī′-)
An island of southeast Greece in the Cyclades Islands of the Aegean Sea. It was a flourishing trade and obsidian-mining center in ancient times but lost importance when bronze replaced obsidian as a material for tools and weapons. The famous statue Venus de Milo was discovered here in 1820.

Mílos

(ˈmilɔs)
n
(Placename) transliteration of the Modern Greek name for Melos

Me•los

(ˈmi lɒs, -loʊs)

also Milos



n.
a Greek island in the Cyclades, in the SW Aegean. 4560; 51 sq. mi. (132 sq. km).
Me′li•an, adj., n.