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See Euboea.


(Placename) a transliteration of the Modern Greek name for Euboea


(yuˈbi ə)

a Greek island in the W Aegean Sea. 188,410; 1586 sq. mi. (4110 sq. km). Cap.: Chalcis. Modern Greek, Evvoia.
Eu•boe′an, adj., n.
Eu•bo′ic (-ˈboʊ ɪk) adj.
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Authorities have declared a state of emergency on the Greek island of Evvoia after torrential rains caused one death and flooded homes.
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The islands of Samos and Evvoia are isolated from the nearby mainlands by salt water barriers less than 80 m deep.