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(Placename) a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, in the Cyclades: site of a Minoan settlement and of the volcano that ended Minoan civilization on Crete. Pop: 13 402 (2001). Also called: Santoríni Modern Greek name: Thíra


or Thi•ra

(ˈθɪər ə)

a Greek island in the S Aegean, in the Cyclades group. 30 sq. mi. (78 sq. km).
Also called Santorin, Santorini.
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Near the Island of Santorin, sir," replied the Captain.
M2 EQUITYBITES-May 5, 2014-Nature's Sunshine renews partnership with Santorin for Russia, Central and Eastern Europe
The Commission's preliminary investigation showed that the transaction would give the merged entity a monopoly on routes from Athens to Chania, Santorin, Mytilene, Corfu, Alexandroupolis and Kos.
He cited AVL's Santorin Host as a system that can help manage data.
The vehicle is available in two paint schemes, Nara Bronze and Orkney Grey, while the overall paint scheme is Santorin Black, and the roof top, front grille, the checker plate and the wheel arches are all in black.
O CostaOs more than 2,200 itineraries have their own appeal and a new OSeven Days, Seven BeachesO has proven to be a favorite, offering seven island pearls of Kos, Somas, Smyrna, Mykonos, Santorin, Rhodes and Crete on Costa Atlantic.
Codenamed Operation Santorin, the investigation has resulted in four men being arrested in connection with the stabbing.
Cette magnifique statue, dont l'ajustement ne le cede en rien aux antiques les plus celebres, a ete trouvee dans l'ile de Santorin, par M.