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See Corfu.


(Placename) the ancient name for Corfu


(ˈkɔr fu, -fyu, kɔrˈfu)

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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Tenders are invited for Split AC(2 TR) for Corcyra room with stabilizer, stand for outdoor unit with copper condenser with Installation charges (1 year warrenty for A/C& 5 year warranty for compresser Syrs) etc.
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.
40 days) and treatment involving the food of brinjal aphid was found at par with the Corcyra eggs.
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 were six and seven when they died at the Louis Corcyra Beach Hotel when they were overcome by fumes from a faulty boiler while on holiday with their dad and stepmum in 2006.
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.
The Thucydides trap can also refer to the ways great powers can get drawn into wars on behalf of an ally like Corcyra, Corinth, North Korea, or Japan.