Zante

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Zante

(ˈzæntɪ)
n
(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

Zan•te

(ˈzɑn ti, -teɪ, ˈzæn-)

n.
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.