Corcyra


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Cor·cy·ra

 (kôr-sī′rə)
See Corfu.
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Corcyra

(kɔːˈsaɪərə)
n
(Placename) the ancient name for Corfu
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Cor•fu

(ˈkɔr fu, -fyu, kɔrˈfu)

n.
1. Ancient, Corcyra. one of the Ionian Islands, off the NW coast of Greece. 89,664; 229 sq. mi. (593 sq. km).
2. a seaport on this island. 33,561. Greek, Kerkyra.
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that Proteus-like idea, with as many appellations as the nine-titled Corcyra! 'Give me,' I demanded of a scholar some time ago, 'give me a definition of poetry.' 'Trèsvolontiers;' and he proceeded to his library, brought me a Dr.
The deaths come almost 12 years after the Bobby and Christi Shepherd, six and seven, died from carbon monoxide poisoning at the Louis Corcyra Beach Hotel, in Corfu, in October 2006.
The Athenians, along with a contingent of fifty ships from Corcyra and other allies, conducted their own ravaging of enemy territory.
A sevennight all-inclusive stay at the four-star Hotel Louis Corcyra Beach in Gouvia includes flights from Manchester on June 9, and transfers.
Wheat flour samples were artificially infested with Corcyra cephalonica, Ephestia kuehniella, Tribolium confusum (separately) and with the three insect populations together.
carnea was mass cultured on the eggs of rice grain moth (Corcyra cephalonica), but it has a good feeding potential on different insect pests of cotton.
Bhargava and Urs (1993) testified ovicidal effect of hydroprene against eggs of Corcyra cephalonica.
basalis larvae were reared on factitious hosts, such as Planococcus citri (Risso) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), Ferrisia virgata (Cockerell) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), and eggs of the rice grain moth Corcyra cephalonica Stainton (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) under laboratory conditions (Li et al.
Bobby and Christi, aged six and seven, died in 2006 as a result of a faulty boiler at a bungalow attached to the Louis Corcyra Beach hotel on Corfu.
Bobby and Christi Shepherd, aged six and seven, died at the Louis Corcyra Beach Hotel in Corfu when they were overcome by carbon monoxide fumes from a faulty boiler during a holiday with their father and stepmother in October 2006.
Bobby and Christi, of Wakefield, West Yorks, died at the Louis Corcyra Beach Hotel on Corfu in 2006.