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(Placename) a transliteration of the Modern Greek name for Cythera
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(ˈki θər ə, -θəˌrɑ)

also Cythera

a Greek island in the Mediterranean, S of Peloponnesus: site in ancient times of temple of Aphrodite.
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Paul makes weavings using discarded, often rusted, refrigerator shelves as warps, which she forages from around the island of Kithira, where she spent much of her childhood, and with yarn salvaged from deconstructed traditional Greek blankets.
Sixty seven percent berth occupancy was maintained at the port on Thursday, where a total of ten ships namely C.V CMA CGM Corneille, C.V Maersk Kithira, C.V MSC Lisbon, C.V CMA CGM Uruguay, M.V Adventure-K, M.T Corona, M.T White Purl, M.T JS Green Speed, M.T New Challenge and M.T Al-Gharrafa were occupied at PQA berths to load/offload containers, cement, diesel oil palm oil LPG and LNG respectively during last 24 hours.
Andikithira is an island of only 20.4 [km.sup.2], geographically isolated about halfway between two islands: in the north the island of Kithira, an offshore island of extreme southeastern Peloponnese, and in the south the most northwestern point of Crete.
Varieties of the Heptanesian dialect are spoken on the islands of the Ionian sea, Corfu, Cephalonia, Ithaca, Zante, Paxi, Kithira and on the smaller islands of Othoni, Herikusa, Mathraki, Antipaxi.
Graham Ross, 52, of Greasby, had survived the sinking of the Atlantic Conveyor during the Falklands conflict, but lost his life aboard the Maersk Kithira during a typhoon in the South China Sea.
Graham Ross, of Greasby, survived the sinking of the Atlantic Conveyor during the Falklands conflict, but lost his life aboard the Maersk Kithira during a typhoon.
The first task for the Prince David was to land British Commandos on the island of Kithira. The Canadian ship was involved in helping to liberate Greece from the German occupation, however it would not be long before internal Greek factions plunged that country into a brutal Civil War.
Graham Henry Ross, 52, from Liverpool, was chief engineer on the UK-registered Maersk Kithira.
(43) Most of these anchorages were in international waters; the main ones were located off the Greek island of Kithira and in the Gulf of Sidra, near the north-central coast of Libya.
(26) Cythera or Kithira is an island situated off the south coast of mainland Greece.
Thulliez and Bary completed a double when Kithira took the Listed Prix de la Calonne.
Kithira was submerged in the early Pliocene, and did not reemerge until the late Pliocene (Meulenkamp 1985).