Thessaly


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Thes·sa·ly

 (thĕs′ə-lē)
A region of east-central Greece between the Pindus Mountains and the Aegean Sea. Settled before 1000 bc, it reached the height of its power in the sixth century bc but soon declined because of internal conflicts.

Thes·sa′lian (thĕ-sā′lē-ən, -sāl′yən), Thes′sa·lo′ni·an (-lō′nē-ən) adj. & n.

Thessaly

(ˈθɛsəlɪ)
n
(Placename) a region of E Central Greece, on the Aegean: an extensive fertile plain, edged with mountains. Pop: 609 100 (2001). Area: 14 037 sq km (5418 sq miles). Modern Greek name: Thessalía

Thes•sa•ly

(ˈθɛs ə li)

n.
a region in E Greece, between the Pindus mountains and the Aegean. 695,654; 5208 sq. mi. (14,490 sq. km).
Thes•sa•li•an (θɛˈseɪ li ən, -ˈseɪl yən) adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Thessaly - a fertile plain on the Aegean Sea in east central GreeceThessaly - a fertile plain on the Aegean Sea in east central Greece; Thessaly was a former region of ancient Greece
battle of Cynoscephalae, Cynoscephalae - the battle that ended the second Macedonian War (197 BC); the Romans defeated Philip V who lost his control of Greece
Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
Cynoscephalae - the fields in Thessaly where in 197 BC the Romans defeated the Macedonians
Translations

Thessaly

[ˈθesəlɪ] NTesalia f
References in classic literature ?
Possibly in a land of misrule like Thessaly he may be welcomed at first, and the unseemly narrative of his escape will be regarded by the inhabitants as an amusing tale.
Money is already provided by Crito as well as by Simmias and others, and he will have no difficulty in finding friends in Thessaly and other places.
Adjoining to this place there ought to be a large square, like that which they call in Thessaly The Square of Freedom, in which nothing is permitted to be bought or sold; into which no mechanic nor husbandman, nor any such person, should be permitted to enter, unless commanded by the magistrates.
Relating to a mountain in Thessaly, once inhabited by gods, now a repository of yellowing newspapers, beer bottles and mutilated sardine cans, attesting the presence of the tourist and his appetite.
And thou, oh sun, that art now doubtless harnessing thy steeds in haste to rise betimes and come forth to see my lady; when thou seest her I entreat of thee to salute her on my behalf: but have a care, when thou shalt see her and salute her, that thou kiss not her face; for I shall be more jealous of thee than thou wert of that light-footed ingrate that made thee sweat and run so on the plains of Thessaly, or on the banks of the Peneus (for I do not exactly recollect where it was thou didst run on that occasion) in thy jealousy and love."
While in that service he had discovered a silver mine in the mountains of Thessaly, but he had been careful to conceal it from every one.
in Boeotia, Locris and Thessaly: elsewhere the movement was forced and unfruitful.
And am I to carry back this report of you to Thessaly?
The list also includes the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (401-500), the National Technical University of Athens (601-700), the University of Crete (701-800), the University of Ioannina (801-900), the University of Patras (901-1000) and the University of Thessaly (901-1000).
(1) Intensive Care Unit, Medical School of Larissa, University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece
(1) Department of Radiology, University Hospital of Larissa, University of Thessaly, School of Medicine, Biopolis, 41110 Larissa, Greece