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 (săm′ə-thrās′) or Sam·o·thrá·ki (sä′mô-thrä′kē)
An island of northeast Greece in the northeast Aegean Sea. The Winged Victory of Samothrace, now at the Louvre in Paris, was sculpted c. 200 bc and found on the island in 1863.
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(Placename) a Greek island in the NE Aegean Sea: mountainous. Pop: 2723 (2001)
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(ˈsæm əˌθreɪs)

a Greek island in the NE Aegean. 3012. Greek, Sa•mo•thra•ke (ˌsɑ mɔˈθrɑ ki)
Sam`o•thra′cian (-ˈθreɪ ʃən) adj., n.
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Bulgarian tourists blocked on the Greek island of Samothraki can get a free meal once a day at several establishments near Port Kamariotissa, as well as free overnight accommodation, said the press office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.The support is provided by the local authorities and is available to all tourists who can present an identity document.
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Best holiday ever was camping in Samothraki -- the sycamore trees make for cool relaxed days and breezy cool nights.
The coast guard said it had rescued 1,161 people in 37 search-and-rescue operations off the islands of Samothraki, Lesbos, Chios, Samos, Agathonisi and Farmakonisi.
e earthquake struck south-west of the Greek island of Samothraki, 130 miles east of essaloniki and 185 miles north-east of the capital, Athens at 12.25pm.
The Greek media on Friday said that Turkey issued a note to Greece to keep Samothraki (Semadirek) island exempt from military exercises as the island had a demilitarized status according to an agreement signed in 1914 and the Lausanne Treaty of 1923.
The Polygonion icarici comprises plant communities of Aegean non-calcareous cliffs and might be exclusive to the islands of Ikaria and Samothraki (Horvat & al., 1974: 103).
A recent evaluation of the association between intake of green tea and blood glucose levels in a sample of elderly adults from Cyprus, Mitilini and Samothraki islands (n = 542, aged 65-100 years) revealed that moderate tea consumption (1-2 cps/day) was associated with 88% (95% CI 76-98%) lower odds of having diabetes among non-obese participants, irrespective of age, sex, smoking, physical activity status, dietary habits and other clinical characteristics (Polychronopoulus et al., 2008).
Ship operator the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company today revealed the deal with the Dafnes Shipping Company of Samothraki, northern Greece.
There were no immediate reports of serious damage from the quakes: the first with a preliminary magnitude of 4.8 at 0913 BST and the second three minutes later measured at 5.2 centred near the island of Samothraki, 200 miles northeast of Athens.