Zante(redirected from Zákynthos)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.
Related to Zákynthos: Zacynthus
(Placename) an island in the Ionian Sea, off the W coast of Greece: southernmost of the Ionian Islands; traditionally belonged to Ulysses, king of Ithaca. Pop: 38 957 (2001). Area: 402 sq km (155 sq miles). Latin name: Zacynthus Ancient Greek name: Zakynthos Modern Greek name: Zákinthos
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
Zan•te(ˈzɑn ti, -teɪ, ˈzæn-)
1. a Greek island, off the W coast of Greece: southernmost of the Ionian Islands. 30,156; 157 sq. mi. (407 sq. km).
2. the capital of this island. 9764. Greek, Zákinthos.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.