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E·le·a(ē′lē-ə) also Ve·li·a (vē′lē-ə)
An ancient Greek colony of southern Italy near the Gulf of Salerno. Reputedly founded by Xenophanes, it was the center of the Eleatic school of philosophy.
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(Placename) (in ancient Italy) a Greek colony on the Tyrrhenian coast of Lucana
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E•le•a(ˈi li ə)
an ancient Greek city in SW Italy, on the coast of Lucania.
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