Thessaly


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Thes·sa·ly

 (thĕs′ə-lē)
A region of east-central Greece between the Pindus Mountains and the Aegean Sea. Settled before 1000 bc, it reached the height of its power in the sixth century bc but soon declined because of internal conflicts.

Thes·sa′lian (thĕ-sā′lē-ən, -sāl′yən), Thes′sa·lo′ni·an (-lō′nē-ən) adj. & n.

Thessaly

(ˈθɛsəlɪ)
n
(Placename) a region of E Central Greece, on the Aegean: an extensive fertile plain, edged with mountains. Pop: 609 100 (2001). Area: 14 037 sq km (5418 sq miles). Modern Greek name: Thessalía

Thes•sa•ly

(ˈθɛs ə li)

n.
a region in E Greece, between the Pindus mountains and the Aegean. 695,654; 5208 sq. mi. (14,490 sq. km).
Thes•sa•li•an (θɛˈseɪ li ən, -ˈseɪl yən) adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Thessaly - a fertile plain on the Aegean Sea in east central GreeceThessaly - a fertile plain on the Aegean Sea in east central Greece; Thessaly was a former region of ancient Greece
battle of Cynoscephalae, Cynoscephalae - the battle that ended the second Macedonian War (197 BC); the Romans defeated Philip V who lost his control of Greece
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
Cynoscephalae - the fields in Thessaly where in 197 BC the Romans defeated the Macedonians
Translations

Thessaly

[ˈθesəlɪ] NTesalia f
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Money is already provided by Crito as well as by Simmias and others, and he will have no difficulty in finding friends in Thessaly and other places.
Possibly in a land of misrule like Thessaly he may be welcomed at first, and the unseemly narrative of his escape will be regarded by the inhabitants as an amusing tale.
Adjoining to this place there ought to be a large square, like that which they call in Thessaly The Square of Freedom, in which nothing is permitted to be bought or sold; into which no mechanic nor husbandman, nor any such person, should be permitted to enter, unless commanded by the magistrates.
Relating to a mountain in Thessaly, once inhabited by
And thou, oh sun, that art now doubtless harnessing thy steeds in haste to rise betimes and come forth to see my lady; when thou seest her I entreat of thee to salute her on my behalf: but have a care, when thou shalt see her and salute her, that thou kiss not her face; for I shall be more jealous of thee than thou wert of that light-footed ingrate that made thee sweat and run so on the plains of Thessaly, or on the banks of the Peneus (for I do not exactly recollect where it was thou didst run on that occasion) in thy jealousy and love.
While in that service he had discovered a silver mine in the mountains of Thessaly, but he had been careful to conceal it from every one.
Take Care is a multi-national, EUfunded project made up of a consortium with Save the Children UK, Save the Children Italy, Lancaster University, the Open University of Catalonia, the University of Thessaly, and the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon.
Case Report: A 39-year-old male, living in the rural area of Thessaly, presented with a mass in the left area of his neck.
Classics scholars from Europe, Australia, and the US discuss writers like Lucretius, Eratosthenes, Strabo, Aelius Aristides, Seneca, Pindar, and Ovid, and places like Mount Etna, Teuthrania and Pergamon, the Alban Hills, central Greece, the battle of Actium, the Troad, Thessaly, Augustan Rome, the Black Sea region, the battle of Pharsalus, Attica, and the walls of Thebes.
In addition to Queen's University and the University of Cyprus, the consortium is also made up of the University of Athens and the University of Thessaly.
Eddie Mannix (Josh Brolin) masterminds production at Capitol Pictures, keeping the tawdry secrets of his leading men and ladies out of rival gossip columns penned by twins Thora and Thessaly Thacker (Tilda Swinton).
Vassilios Tzortzis, Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, University of Thessaly, Thessaly, Greece; tzorvas@otenet.