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Lem·nos(lĕm′nŏs, -nōs, lēm′nôs) also Lím·nos (lēm′nôs)
An island of northeast Greece in the Aegean Sea off the coast of Turkey northwest of Lesbos. Occupied in ancient times by Greeks, the island was later held by Persians, Romans, Byzantines, and Ottoman Turks. It became part of modern Greece in 1913.
(Placename) a Greek island in the N Aegean Sea: famous for its medicinal earth (Lemnian seal). Chief town: Kastron. Pop: 18 104 (2001). Area: 477 sq km (184 sq miles). Modern Greek name: Límnos
Lem•nos(ˈlɛm nɒs, -noʊs)
a Greek island in the NE Aegean. 186 sq. mi. (480 sq. km). Cap.: Myrina.
Lem′ni•an, adj., n.
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|Noun||1.||Lemnos - a Greek island in the northern Aegean Sea; famous for a reddish-brown clay that has medicinal properties|
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