Skyros

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Sky·ros

 (skī′rəs, skē′rôs)

Skyros

(ˈskiːrɒs) or

Scyros

n
(Placename) a Greek island in the Aegean, the largest island in the N Sporades. Pop: 2602 (2001). Area: 199 sq km (77 sq miles). Modern Greek name: Skíros

Skí•ros

or Sky•ros

(ˈskaɪ rɒs, -roʊs; Gk. ˈski rɔs)
n.
a Greek island in the W Aegean: the largest island of the Northern Sporades. 81 sq. mi. (210 sq. km).
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Knowing that military recruiters would try to enlist her son in the expedition against Troy, Thetis took him to the island kingdom of Scyrus and instructed that he be disguised and hidden among the king's daughters.
of Cimon searching in Scyrus for the Bones of Theseus, and bringing them back to Athens.