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Ae·gi·na

 (ĭ-jī′nə)
An island off southeast Greece in the Saronic Gulf of the Aegean Sea near Athens. It was a prosperous maritime city-state in the fifth century bc but declined after its defeat by Athens and the expulsion of its population. The first Greek coins were struck here.
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Aegina

(iːˈdʒaɪnə)
n
1. (Placename) an island in the Aegean Sea, in the Saronic Gulf. Area: 85 sq km (33 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a town on the coast of this island: a city-state of ancient Greece
3. (Placename) Gulf of Aegina another name for Saronic Gulf
Greek name: Aiyina
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Ae•gi•na

(iˈdʒaɪ nə, ɪˈdʒi-)

n.
1. an island in the Saronic Gulf. 32 sq. mi. (83 sq. km).
2. a seaport on this island. 6333. Modern Greek, Aíyina.
Ae•gi•ne•tan (ˌi dʒəˈnit n) adj.
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Noun1.Aegina - an island in the Aegean Sea in the Saronic GulfAegina - an island in the Aegean Sea in the Saronic Gulf
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
2.Aegina - small medusa
jellyfish - any of numerous usually marine and free-swimming coelenterates that constitute the sexually reproductive forms of hydrozoans and scyphozoans
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8.20) beside Dirce, but Aegina he carries off ([phrase omitted], 21) to the island Oenopia and there sleeps with her ([phrase omitted], 21).
undecimnotata (Schneider) and Oenopia oncina (Olivier) were also identified as predator species which have an effect on Aphis craccivora population (Avci et al., 2011).
A similar pattern has been observed in Japan in specialist and generalist species belonging to genus Oenopia [24].