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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.


(Placename) a Greek island in the NE Aegean Sea: mountainous. Pop: 2723 (2001)


(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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Peter Easterby 86 (pictured) three-time champion jumps trainer; Willie Robinson 81 rider of Mill House & Team Spirit; Kevin Darley 55 champion jockey 2000; George Milburn 83 rider of Gentle Moya & Kerstin; Bill Clay 79 trainer of Samothraki & Snitton Lane; Mick Meagher 53 racing manager to Trevor Hemmings; Tim Bell 74 Jockey Club member; Mark Horne 67 former steward at Sandown & Kempton; Kevin Mercer 66 co-owner of Zanzibar; Diane Williams 51 owner of Robe Farm Stud; Gary Wheildon 64 breeder & owner; Ben Curtis 26 rider of Toocoolforschool & Nakuti; Tony Byles 76 racing historian Please notify birthday greetings to us at least one week before publication
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.
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.