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 (ĭ-kâr′ē-ə, ī-kâr′-)
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(aɪˈkɛərɪə; ɪ-)
(Placename) a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, in the Southern Sporades group. Area: 256 sq km (99 sq miles). Modern Greek name: Ikaría Also called: Nikaria
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or I•kar•i•a

(ɪˈkɛər i ə, aɪˈkɛər-, ˌi kɑˈri ə)

a Greek island in the Aegean Sea: part of the Southern Sporades group. 7702; 99 sq. mi. (256 sq. km).
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Nikos Afianes has at long last brought Ikaria into the realm of bottling, and is using the native grape varieties Fokiano, Koriostafylo and Syriki--whether or not they were known to Homer--for his red wines on the Nicaria and Icarus labels.
Other notable winners for Astor included Nicaria (1958 Fred Darling Stakes) and her offspring Nicarion (1964 Ripon St Leger Trial) and The Nun (1967 Lancashire Oaks); Rally (1958 Queen Alexandra Stakes), Scatter (1961 White Rose Stakes), Prince Midge (1961 Lockinge Stakes), Never Say (1961 Park Hill Stakes), Darling Boy (1963 Jockey Club Stakes), Attitude (1964 Princess Margaret Stakes) and La Mome (1968 Princess Elizabeth Stakes).