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 (dē′lŏs′, dĕl′ōs)
A small island of the Cyclades Islands in southeast Greece. It was traditionally considered sacred to Apollo.
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(Placename) a Greek island in the SW Aegean Sea, in the Cyclades: a commercial centre in ancient times; the legendary birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. Area: about 5 sq km (2 sq miles). Modern Greek name: Dhílos
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(ˈdi lɒs, ˈdɛl oʊs)

a Greek island in the Cyclades, in the SW Aegean: legendary birthplace of Apollo and Artemis.
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I can only compare you to a young palm tree which I saw when I was at Delos growing near the altar of Apollo--for I was there, too, with much people after me, when I was on that journey which has been the source of all my troubles.
Finally the contest, in which the two poets contended with hymns to Apollo (4), was transferred to Delos. These developments certainly need no consideration: are we to say the same of the passage in the "Works and Days"?
Has the ship come from Delos, on the arrival of which I am to die?
(Healer of Delos, hear!) Hast thou some pain unknown before, Or with the circling years renewest a penance of yore?
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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