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Lím·nos

 (lēm′nôs)
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Límnos

(ˈlimnɔs)
n
(Placename) transliteration of the Modern Greek name for Lemnos

Lem•nos

(ˈlɛm nɒs, -noʊs)

also Limnos



n.
a Greek island in the NE Aegean. 186 sq. mi. (480 sq. km). Cap.: Myrina.
Lem′ni•an, adj., n.
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Noun1.Limnos - 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
Aegean, Aegean Sea - an arm of the Mediterranean between Greece and Turkey; a main trade route for the ancient civilizations of Crete and Greece and Rome and Persia
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The Mamma Mia itineraries also call at Myrina Limnos, Greece, where mythology holds Hephaestus, god of metalworking, landded when hurled off Mount Olympus by Zeus; Dikili, Turkey (https://www.travelpulse.com/destinations/asia/turkey.html) site of a noted acropolis; and Poros, Greece, home of the Temple of Poseidon.
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Work followed in the south of England before he headed to the Aegean and a three-year stint as tennis manager with Mark Warner Holidays, firstly on Limnos before then moving to the huge Kos complex with its 14 courts and eight coaches under him.
A west Palearctic species, known from mainland Greece and the east Aegean islands of Limnos and Kos.
The incident occurred on Sunday 22 kilometers north of the Greek island of Limnos in the Aegean Sea, according to a statement from the Russian Defence Ministry.
In contrast, Liam Everett's two large-scale paintings--Untitled (Limnos) and Untitled (Lakshmipur), both 2015--are extraordinarily worked.
The area which has Turkey has decided to reserve extends west of Skyros to the of East of Limnos and within the Flight Information Region (FIR) of Athens, essentially splitting the Aegean in two.
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In 1948 he was arrested and placed in prison camps for Greek communists during the next four years, both on the island of Limnos and then the "infamous" prison island of Makronisis not far from Athens, where over twenty thousand prisoners were kept.
More surprising perhaps (in view of some conventional Western accounts) he argues that much of Karakallou's artwork was not executed by 'in house' painter-monks, or even by local Athonite ateliers, but imported, especially in the 18th and 19th Centuries, from as far as Limnos and Albania and latterly even showing the influence of the German Nazarenes.
He is by Limnos, a half-brother to Light Shift whose best jumpers include the Grade 2-winning juvenile hurdler Lounaos.