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Ath·ens

 (ăth′ənz)
1. The capital and largest city of Greece, in the eastern part of the country near the Saronic Gulf. It was at the height of its cultural achievements and imperial power in the fifth century bc during the time of Pericles. Athens became the capital of modern Greece in 1834, two years after the country achieved its independence from Turkey.
2. A city of northeast Georgia east-northeast of Atlanta. It was founded in 1785 as the site of the University of Georgia, which was chartered that year and established in 1801.

Athens

(ˈæθɪnz)
n
(Placename) the capital of Greece, in the southeast near the Saronic Gulf: became capital after independence in 1834; ancient city-state, most powerful in the 5th century bc; contains the hill citadel of the Acropolis. Pop: 3 238 000 (2005 est). Greek name: Athinai or Athina

Ath•ens

(ˈæθ ɪnz)

n.
1. Greek, A•the•nai (ɑˈθi nɛ) the capital of Greece, in the SE part. 885,136: ancient city-state.
2. a city in N Georgia. 42,549.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Athens - the capital and largest city of GreeceAthens - the capital and largest city of Greece; named after Athena (its patron goddess); "in the 5th century BC ancient Athens was the world's most powerful and civilized city"
Parthenon - the main temple of the goddess Athena; built on the acropolis in Athens more than 400 years B.C.; example of Doric architecture
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
Areopagus - a hill to the to the west of the Athenian acropolis where met the highest governmental council of ancient Athens and later a judicial court
Dipylon, Dipylon gate - a gateway to the west of ancient Athens near which a distinctive style of pottery has been found
Athenian - a resident of Athens
Plato - ancient Athenian philosopher; pupil of Socrates; teacher of Aristotle (428-347 BC)
2.Athens - a town in southeast OhioAthens - a town in southeast Ohio    
Buckeye State, OH, Ohio - a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region
3.Athens - a university town in northeast GeorgiaAthens - a university town in northeast Georgia
Empire State of the South, Georgia, Peach State, GA - a state in southeastern United States; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
Translations
Атина
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Ateena
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Athenae
Atėnai
Atēnas
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The main takeaway here is that Athina doesn't like to talk about herself, which is obvious in any case.
En ese momento, Athina se quito la alianza matrimonial, la unica joya que lucia siempre a diario, y dio carpetazo a su matrimonio.
Athina pretended that I was her illegitimate child and hid with me for a year in the house of a Christian family in Ekali, a northern suburb of Athens.
Athina, who dated Ed Sheeran for over a year, was snapped enjoying the festivities with her former beau's pal.
Another student, Athina Pashalidi, seven, said she needs to learn Turkish because she goes to Turkey with her family every summer.
Tanto asi que Athina Tsangari situa esta fabula de iniciacion a la vida adulta en Aspra Spitia, esa ciudad industrial disenada por una compania de produccion de aluminio en los anos sesenta, un tanto la Brasilia griega; el entorno es monotono, el mar gris y el cielo blanquizco.
Born in Permet, Albania, daughter of Vangel and Athina Qirici, she worked for 38 years as a registered nurse in Albania specializing in neonatal care.
But yesterday her solo spell ended and she was joined by a pair of magnificent European brown bears - Athina and Fivi - from Greece.
Supermodel Gisele Bundchen is a regular at the Emiliano, while shipping heiress Athina Onassis stayed at the Unique only a few months after it opened, as did fashion designer Calvin Klein and supermodel Naomi Campbell.
For her 18th birthday this year, Athina Roussel got more than cake.
Athina, grand-daughter of the late Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis, became one of the world's richest people at the end of January with a fortune estimated at pounds 1.