Cyclades


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Cyc·la·des

 (sĭk′lə-dēz′)
A group of islands of southeast Greece in the southern Aegean Sea. The islands were the site of an early Bronze Age culture that is noted for its stylized figurines carved from white marble.

Cy·clad′ic (sĭ-klăd′ĭk) adj.

Cyclades

(ˈsɪkləˌdiːz)
pl n
(Placename) a group of over 200 islands in the S Aegean Sea, forming a department of Greece. Capital: Hermoupolis (Ermoupoli, on Syros). Pop: 112 615 (2001). Area: 2572 sq km (993 sq miles). Modern Greek name: Kikládhes

Cyc•la•des

(ˈsɪk ləˌdiz)

n.pl.
a group of Greek islands in the S Aegean. 88,458; 1023 sq. mi. (2650 sq. km).
Cy•clad•ic (sɪˈklæd ɪk, saɪ-) adj.
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Noun1.Cyclades - the Bronze Age civilization on the Cyclades islands in the southern Aegean Sea that flourished 3000-1100 BCCyclades - the Bronze Age civilization on the Cyclades islands in the southern Aegean Sea that flourished 3000-1100 BC
Aegean civilisation, Aegean civilization, Aegean culture - the prehistoric civilization on the islands in the Aegean sea and the surrounding countries; "by 800 BC the entire Aegean had adopted this style of pottery"
2.Cyclades - a group of over 200 islands in the southern Aegean
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
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Were this world an endless plain, and by sailing eastward we could for ever reach new distances, and discover sights more sweet and strange than any Cyclades or Islands of King Solomon, then there were promise in the voyage.
He is well known in all the Cyclades. A bold diver!
As when by night the Glass Of GALILEO, less assur'd, observes Imagind Lands and Regions in the Moon: Or Pilot from amidst the CYCLADES DELOS or SAMOS first appeering kenns A cloudy spot.
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A 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck the Cyclades islands in the Aegean Sea, triggering a tsunami which left 53 dead.
The Greek Cyclades destination will phase out plastic straws first, then offer incentives for holidaymakers to use refillable cups and provide alternatives to water bottles, food containers and bags.
The Greek Cyclades destination will phase out plastic straws first, then offer incentives for holidaymakers to use refillable and provide alternatives to water bottles, food containers and bags.
Mykonos is a world-renowned cosmopolitan island and a paradise in the heart of the Cyclades. The small island is known for its picturesque views and beautiful sandy beaches.
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