Corcyra


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Cor·cy·ra

 (kôr-sī′rə)
See Corfu.

Corcyra

(kɔːˈsaɪərə)
n
(Placename) the ancient name for Corfu

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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Anne and Colin Craggs, in their 50s, are at the Louis Corcyra Beach Hotel in Corfu.
In the spring of 425 BC, "before the corn was ripe," an Athenian fleet under Demosthenes was cruising off the west coast of the Peloponnesus, ostensibly to succor embattled democrats in Corcyra (modern Corfu, off the northwestern coast of Greece near the modern Albanian border) before sailing on to Sicily.
Bobby and Christi Shepherd, aged six and seven, from Horbury, near Wake-field, West Yorkshire, died at the Louis Corcyra Beach Hotel on the Greek holiday island in 2013 when they were overcome by fumes from a faulty boiler.
The company's group chief executive Peter Fankhauser confirmed it had received the sum from the owners of the Louis Corcyra Beach Hotel on the Greek holiday island of Corfu, where Christi and Bobby Shepherd (above), of Horbury, died when they were overcome by fumes from a faulty boiler.
5million from the owners of the Louis Corcyra Beach Hotel in Corfu, mainly for legal costs, and the same sum from insurers.
Bobby and Christi, from Horbury, near Wakefield, died at the Louis Corcyra Beach Hotel on the Greek holiday island when they were overcome by fumes from a faulty boiler.
Role of Blaptostethus pallescens Poppius and Xylocoris flavipes (Reuter) in the suppression of Corcyra cephalonica Stainton in stored rice grain.
He told the court he did not think to ask for any safety information when the family arrived at the Louis Corcyra Beach Hotel in Gouvia as he had checked that all accommodation was Corgi-registered.
Struggling to control his emotions, Neil made for holiday bungalow 112 at the Louis Corcyra Beach Hotel, in Gouvia, where he and new partner Ruth had been enjoying a half-term holiday when tragedy struck.
Neil claimed other families had complained of feeling unwell after staying in the holiday bungalow at the Louis Corcyra Beach Hotel in October.
At the Louis Corcyra Beach in Gouvia, a single bouquet of red roses had been placed resting against the blue front door of the single-storey bungalow, No.
Neil Shepherd, aged 38, seven-year-old Christianne, six-year-old Robert and Mr Shepherd's partner Ruth Beatson, 27, from Horbury, West Yorkshire, were found by a maid at the four-star Louis Corcyra Beach hotel on the Ionian Sea island.