Páros


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Pá·ros

 (pâr′ŏs, pä′rôs)
An island of southeast Greece in the Aegean Sea. One of the Cyclades, it was settled by Ionians and later founded colonies of its own in the seventh century bc. A fine white marble quarried on the island was used by sculptors as early as the sixth century bc.
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Páros

(ˈpærɒs)
n
(Placename) a Greek island in the S Aegean Sea, in the Cyclades: site of the discovery (1627) of the Parian Chronicle, a marble tablet outlining Greek history from before 1000 bc to about 354 bc (now at Oxford University). Pop: 12 853 (2001). Area: 166 sq km (64 sq miles)
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Par•os

(ˈpɛər ɒs, -oʊs)

n.
a Greek island of the Cyclades, in the S Aegean: noted for its white marble. 6776; 77 sq. mi. (200 sq. km).
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