Cephalonia


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Ceph·a·lo·ni·a

 (sĕf′ə-lō′nē-ə, -lōn′yə) also Ke·fal·li·ní·a (kĕ′fä-lē-nē′ä)
The largest of the Ionian Islands off the western coast of Greece. It was held by the British from 1809 to 1864.

Cephalonia

(ˌsɛfəˈləʊnɪə) or

Kefallonia

n
(Placename) a mountainous island in the Ionian Sea, the largest of the Ionian Islands, off the W coast of Greece. Pop: 36 404 (2001). Area: 935 sq km (365 sq miles). Modern Greek name: Kephallinía

Ceph•a•lo•ni•a

(ˌsɛf əˈloʊ ni ə, -ˈloʊn yə)

n.
the largest of the Ionian Islands, off the W coast of Greece. 31,297; 287 sq. mi. (743 sq. km). Greek, Kefallinia.
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The island of Cephalonia is captured in the dancing lights and fishermen's nets, and the animals - Pelagia's pet goat and pine marten - are two of the best things about the play.
Flying from Edinburgh on July 31, seven nights half-board at 4* Cephalonia Palace, Kefalonia, PS1353 Fam3 & PS1887 Fam4 ?
Captain Corelli's Mandolin, Harold Pinter Theatre, London (July 4 - Aug 31) On the beautiful Greek island of Cephalonia in 1941, an Italian army officer falls in love with a beautiful local girl.
Previously adapted into a successful film, this is a love story set on the Greek island of Cephalonia during the Italian and German occupation in the Second World War.
Probably based on true stories, though denied by author Louis de Bernieres, Captain Corelli's Mandolin has a group of Italian soldiers arriving on the island of Cephalonia to occupy it following the surrender of the Greek forces.
Probably based on true stories, though denied by author Louis de Bernieres, Captain Corelli's Mandolin has a group of Italian Second World War soldiers arriving on the island of Cephalonia to occupy it following the surrender of the Greek forces.
THE EPIC love story of an Italian solider who falls in love with a Greek girl on the island of Cephalonia in World War Two has arrived at Newcastle's Theatre Royal.
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In May the picturesque Greek island of Cephalonia comes to the Theatre Royal as the back drop to the epic love story set against the turbulent backdrop of World War II, Captain Corelli's Mandolin, based on Louis de Bernieres' best-selling novel.
Thrown off the cliff by Nikolaos, the player's father, the player survives the fall and escapes to the island of Cephalonia, where he is known as the 'Misthios'.
But you can enjoy an odyssey of your own by exploring the enchanting Drogarati caves or marvel at the ancient relics in Argostoli, Cephalonia's main town.
Frustrated Jonathan Dakin said: "We were all standing at the carousel in Cephalonia waiting for baggage which had never been loaded."