Mytilene

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Mytilene

(ˌmɪtɪˈliːnɪ)
n
1. (Placename) a port on the Greek island of Lesbos: Roman remains; Byzantine fortress. Pop: (municipality): 37 881 (2001). Modern Greek name: Mitilíni
2. (Placename) a former name for Lesbos

Myt•i•le•ne

or Mit•i•li•ni

(ˌmɪt lˈi ni, ˌmit-)

n.
1. the capital of the Greek island Lesbos. 24,115.
2. Lesbos.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Mytilene - an island of eastern Greece in the eastern Aegean SeaMytilene - an island of eastern Greece in the eastern Aegean Sea; in antiquity it was famous for lyric poetry
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
Aeolia, Aeolis - an ancient coastal region of northwestern Asia Minor (including Lesbos) where the Aeolians founded several cities around 1100 BC
Lesbian - a resident of Lesbos
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