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Sal·a·mis 1(săl′ə-mĭs, sä′lä-mēs′)
An island of Greece in the Saronic Gulf east of Athens. In an important naval battle off the island's northeast coast the Greeks, led by Themistocles, defeated the Persian fleet in 480 bc.
Sal·a·mis 2(săl′ə-mĭs, sä′lä-mēs′)
An ancient city of eastern Cyprus. According to tradition, it was founded c. 1180 bc by Teucer, a hero of the Trojan War, and was visited by Saint Paul during his first missionary journey. The city was abandoned after ad 648.
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(Placename) an island in the Saronic Gulf, Greece: scene of the naval battle in 480 bc, in which the Greeks defeated the Persians. Pop (municipality): 28 423 (2001). Area: 95 sq km (37 sq miles). Modern Greek name: Salamina
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Sal•a•mis(ˈsæl ə mɪs, ˌsɑ lɑˈmis)
1. an island off the SE coast of Greece, W of Athens, in the Gulf of Aegina; 39 sq. mi. (101 sq. km).
2. an ancient city on Cyprus, in the E Mediterranean: the apostle Paul made his first missionary journey to Salamis. Acts 13:5.
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