Phocis

(redirected from Phokis)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

Pho·cis

 (fō′sĭs)
A historical region of central Greece north of the Gulf of Corinth. In early times (before 590 bc) it controlled the oracle at Delphi. The region was ultimately conquered by Philip II of Macedon.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Phocis

(ˈfəʊsɪs)
n
(Placename) an ancient district of central Greece, on the Gulf of Corinth: site of the Delphic oracle
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

Pho•cis

(ˈfoʊ sɪs)

n.
an ancient district in central Greece, N of the Gulf of Corinth: site of Delphic oracle.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The topics include minding the gaps in early Helladic Laconia, the Cypriot ceramic cargo of the Uluburun shipwreck, impressed pithoi from Late Bronze and Early Iron Age East Lokris and Phokis and their socio-economic significance, a unique Late Minoan III ring-shaped vase from the Myrsini Aspropilia Cemetery, and the role of terracotta throne models in disseminating Mycenaean religious ideology.
(87.) Corinthian vases reached Medeon in Phokis, and it may be that a two-handled jug from tomb 9 at Medeon, dated ca.
He apparently does not realize that these two points are mutually exclusive: Ruschenbusch arrived at his enormous figure for the total number of Greek city-states by including hundreds of towns in areas like Phokis, Aitolia, Thessaly, etc., areas where there were in fact no city-states but ethne, overlooking in this the fact that the primary meaning of the Greek word polls was at all times simply "town" or "city" - not "city-state": see e.g.